How successful was the writing retreat? There are lots of ways to measure. For instance, over 8 days in Mallorca I…
-relaxed by the pool for 40 minutes
-spent 2 hours eating out
-took 3 hours to shop (including grocery trips)
What I didn’t do was walk in the sand, write blogs, take care of my children who were home with dad (Thank You, Darling!), visit social media, or cook (Thank You, Writing Buddy!).
You can see why I’m not sure how to answer people who ask me about my “vacation” since that’s not really what it was. The better measures include:
-friend and I both finished first rough drafts of novels
– encouraged each other to keep after it
Now we’re ready for the re-writes to begin.