6 Favorite Excursions in Tuscany

When I take a group of writers to Tuscany for a week-long writing retreat, I tend to take them on excursions to my favorite places. That doesn’t mean we don’t visit the must-see sights, like Siena and San Gimignano, because we do, but I often include lesser-known, out-of-the-way gems.

A Day at A Women’s Writing Retreat in Tuscany

I recently returned from Tuscany where, after an absence of more than two years, I resumed my week-long writing retreats for women. The only way I can think to describe to you how wonderful it was to be back in Italy, at the beautiful Villa Castellare de’ Sernigi, cared for by the lovely Corti family, […]

Say “Yes” To Your Dreams!

Recently, a new friend asked me how I came to be giving writing retreats in Tuscany, and without giving it a thought, I replied, “I just kept saying yes.”

New Possibilities

Although I’ve enjoyed writing throughout my life, the writing retreat in Tuscany opened up new possibilities for me. Kathryn Kay is an extraordinarily gifted workshop leader, I don’t know how she does it.

A View of One’s Own

I spent a week in Tuscany at a writer’s retreat with a lovely view from my bedroom window. I arrived after a whirlwind of travel and sightseeing: hiking the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain…

Getting Myself to Italy

If you know me at all, you’ve heard me talk about my wish to travel to Italy. I don’t know when or how this desire rooted so firmly inside me, but it definitely has been there for a long time. I’ve wanted to go for literally decades.

Embrace Your Writer Within

An online small-group writing workshop for women.

If you aren’t ready to commit to a weeklong writing retreat or 1:1 coaching, but it would help to have support and inspiration—this is a great (and affordable) alternative for you.

Tuesdays, 12 pm EST/9 am PST
From June 11 to July 23, 2024

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