Is it time for a holiday yet? As I finally allow myself my one and only week of holiday this year (which will in fact mean finally finishing the first draft of my WIP), here are some wonderful places where you might want to escape, all available for rent.
… for pesky adverbs, overemphatic descriptions and stilted dialogues, that is. I am going away on holiday and will not have access to email, Twitter, Facebook or WordPress. In short, none of the comforts and distractions of present-day life. So I can dedicate myself whole-heartedly to the children, the beach and editing my first draft.
Or so I thought. Then, slowly, slowly, other (professional) obligations started creeping up on me, including a few things that I had promised to do before the holidays but never got around to doing. And some enjoyable tasks, such as reading my friend Cristian Mihai’s first novel Jazz, and then preparing to grill him in an interview.
So now it looks like I’ll be lucky to get any rest over the next few weeks…
However, you will get a rest. From me. And my very prolific (and no, I do not mean proficient) blogging.
Should you be suffering from withdrawal symptoms, however, here are a few that I made earlier: