Dreaming of running away to write a novel, memoir or a few short stories? Me, too, just about every day! I’ve escaped a couple of times and here’s my take on how to plan a great writing retreat: Don’t go empty-handed. I used to think that if only I could retreat from all the responsibilities […]

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I often daydream of retreating to a rustic cabin, far from the madding crowd. I also love the poetry of Robert Service, “Bard of the Yukon.” So, during a recent trip to Dawson City, how could I not visit his one-time home? Born in England in 1874, Service immigrated to Canada at the age of […]

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