Author Neva Bodin shares her lovely writing skills in a post in today’s Writing Wranglers and Warriors. She also discusses the pros and cons of Writer’s groups. Don’t miss reading this one!
The sweet spicy smell of sap mixed with the cooling mountain-tainted breeze, which whispered through the pine trees. Invisible fingers played pine needles like they were fine instruments. The squirrels occasionally chattered staccato comments.
The mountain grasses, like metronomes, waved rhythmically back and forth, and alpine asters smiled as mountain sunflowers nodded their heads in approval.
Flashes of cobalt blue announced the mountain bluebird audience, seen among hovering emerald green humming birds.
And God sat back in his chair and laughed.
I wrote the above while sitting in the woods on our nearby mountain top. Our writing group had been invited to Gayle Irwin’s cabin for a writers retreat. We snack, share, wander into the woods by ourselves to write amidst the trees, and in general leave feeling refreshed in spirit and writing minds.
We were invited again recently, and found ourselves amongst friends that inspired, shared…
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