Just back from Whidbey Writer's Workshop on Whidbey Island, WA, across from Seattle. Formal Name: Northwest Institute of Literary Arts Master of Fine Arts Fall Residency 2011. You can see why we shorten it, sometimes to Writer's Camp or even W3. This was my fourth year attending the summer residency. It is a wonderful community of writers.
This summer the classes were headquartered at the Captain Whidbey Inn at Penn Cove, just outside of Coupeville. The inn is located right on the water and looked like this
I stayed just down the road in a three bedroom house
which I shared with my friends Grier and Cindy, children's book writers extraordinaire.
This was our view across the cove to the Captain Whidbey Inn.
To be continued...
Love for now.