Writing retreat…or time away to work. The real issue may be that in American culture there is discomfort sharing the label of work with purely artistic efforts.
Diane Foley’s son was killed as a horrific political statement by extremists who would do the same to my child or yours. And even though he died a hero, telling the world what was happening in Syria and Iraq, the man so brutally treated was first Diane’s son, her boy.
While losing popularity, blogs remain one place where writers can reveal their personality and talents. Blog tours help spread writers’ names through using our time and talents versus costing lots of money.