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Diary of a Writer’s Retreat: Thursday

So, it’s the day before the last full day (I can be a bit pessimistic in that way). I was dismayed this morning when the professional noise makers set up shop right outside my cottage very early on A pretty … Continue reading

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Diary of a Writer’s Retreat: Wednesday

I heard on the local news that a combination of the highest tide of the year, strong winds and a sea-swell had led to flood warnings all along the south-west coast this morning. When I went to get my paper … Continue reading

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Diary of a Writer’s Retreat:Tuesday

Another quite productive day. I’m not exactly flying as I have done on some previous occasions here, but I’m still quite pleased with my progress. I’ve reached a part in the book which is set at the time when the … Continue reading

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Diary of a Writer’s Retreat: Monday

An early start. I’ve always been an early riser, and after reading years ago that one of my literary heroes Bill Bryson gets up at 5am, at least in the summer, I decided I could match that and it’s been … Continue reading

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Diary of a Writer’s Retreat. Sunday.

Woke to a lovely misty morning. Sunday is a day of rest, even on a writer’s retreat. My one criticism of the properties in Polruan has always been that the hot water supplies seem to be hit and miss. In … Continue reading

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Diary of a Writer’s Retreat (or a Polruan Pilgrimage). Saturday.

I try to get to my favourite place in the world (Polruan in Cornwall) at least once a year to hide away and concentrate on a making big progress on a current writing project. That’s my excuse, anyway. I’d probably … Continue reading

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My one indulgence…

…a little writer’s retreat in Polruan, Cornwall – my favourite place in the world. Lovely weather – and got in lots of writing. I’m working on a detective/whodunit for older children/teens and I was feeling a bit negative about it, … Continue reading

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