June Writing Challenge: Flash Lit

Hello writers, poets, and storytellers! Welcome to Flash Lit June. Three times a year, in February, June, and October, we throw caution to the wind and write short pieces just for fun (and bragging rights)(and practice publishing our work)(and beefing up our blogs). Across the month, I post a prompt and give you three days to write the story, poem, narrative non-fiction — …

Write on the Rails 2021

Two spots left! Friday, August 20 through Monday, August 23 Imagine yourself on the upper level of Amtrak’s California Zephyr as she winds her way across the Sierra Nevadas to Reno, rising steadily into the mountains, majestic pines parading past your window as you compose the opening scenes of your novel. Does it sound like a dream to your writer soul? Every year, …

Write by the Pool 2021

Only one spot left! Friday, July 16 through Monday, July 19 Imagine yourself poolside at the Peppermill Reno, working on your novel in a private cabana with a handful of other writers doing the same thing. Picture yourself adding word count between dips in the pool and getting to know your fellow retreaters, making more significant progress on your book — or blog …