In Search Of A Dream: Can You Help?


I’m busy scheming and dreaming again and I hope you can help point me in the right direction.

OK, here’s my vision: A residential writers’ community where my husband, Hank, and I can hunker down for a few months to finish our books while embedded in an affordable, supportive, interactive environment of like-minded creatives. 

A resort, of sorts, for writers. Separate residences with communal living spaces where we can toss around ideas, listen and share, feed body, mind and book. We’ve been going at it alone for some time now and are at the stage in our books that we’re ready for feedback. We thought moving into a writing community might be just the ticket.

Google searches reveal plenty of 7 to 14 day retreats and single writer-in-residency programs, but nothing communal or for extended stays of, lets say, three or four months. 

Do you know of such a place? I’d love to hear about it. Share a comment below, on my Facebook page, tag me on twitter to continue the conversation, or use the ‘share’ link and pass this along to anyone you think might be able to help. As always, THANK YOU. I look forward to hearing from you.

[iPhoneography by Ellen Barone created with CameraAwesome]

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Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog YourLifeIsATrip.com and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".