Switching Things Up: How a Writing Retreat Revived Me

What happens when a dispirited writer decides to change things up and go in a new direction?

The writer’s cabin where I stayed at Highlights

I wrote about the writing retreat that turned things around for me on the Project Mayhem Middle Grade blog:

The twists and turns of the writer’s life had drained all the joy out of my writing practice. Part of my brain (the novel writing part) felt over-worked, stale, and burned out. I needed badly to play, to have fun with writing. Returning to picture books, which is what drew me into the world of children’s writing in the first place, was just what I needed.

Working on picture book dummies

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