writer’s retreats

Why A Writer Needs A Retreat

  A calm spot where you can sit and think – it should be easy to find, shouldn’t it? But if you live in a city, beset by sirens, trucks, people and (in London) weird weather, it’s not quite so simple. The idea that space is all writers need can be misleading. I never intended […]

Sometimes The Only Way To Create Is To Hide

You know those books and movies where the writer secludes her/himself away in an isolated retreat in order to work? It’s an idea that has persisted for decades, but how useful is it? If you have children, live in a small flat, have a job or a partner and relatives, surely a trip to a […]