It’s a Rough Life, But Someone Has to Do It!

What am I, crazy? Miss a chance to spend a rainy, cold weekend in Seattle by going to sunny warm Arizona? It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Michelle Parker-Rock, the awesome Regional Advisor of the Arizona SCBWI twisted my arm to get me to slip off my rainboots and slip on some of these:

If you are crazy enough to want a break from the rain and gloom or need a boost to your writing life, why don’t you join us Friday, May 20- Sunday, May 22 at the romantic and historic COD Ranch. Here’s the official stuff from SCBWI AZ:

Rediscover, Replenish, Re-Vision

A Writers’ Retreat with a Holistic Approach
~ to help you thrive in your writing endeavors through a blending of craft and life coaching techniques that
merge left brain with right brain, combine practical information with intuitive insight and mesh creativity with analytical elements.

Friday, May 20, 2011 – Sunday, May 22, 2011 
at the Historic COD Ranch

Retreat Leaders

Kendra Levin
Editor Viking Children’s Books,
imprint of Penguin Group USA
Certified Writers’ Life Coach

Kirby Larson
Award-winning Children’s Book Author
Recipient of the 2007 Newbery Honor
and the 2009 Christopher Award

Go read the rest here. And, if you are writing middle grade or YA novels and have 20 decent pages to share, come join us!

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  1. Stasia

    Ooh, those boots are fantastic! Kendra’s my editor and she’s just amazing. A Kirby ‘n’ Kendra retreat sounds like a dream. Definitely going to tell my friends about this one!