Thank heavens Audrey is recording her thoughts on Write Away in Tuscany. I am quite busy with catering and trying not to kill off my lovely writer guests with food poisoning. Lots of friendships forged and many new writing tips being thrashed out.
I I I-will start this post by saying that 50% proof, plum-based fennel liqueur is delicious but not totally conducive to writing a coherent blog. Add in a bit of red wine, a ton of yummy food and it’s safe to say that I slept well at the end of Day Three. And was completely unable to post anything, hence the combining of two days’ worth of activity.
It was a greyer, cooler day in Tuscany, but nonetheless a pleasant one. Our first ‘double session’, with the morning focussed on creating credible characters and putting them into action. We somehow landed (excuse the pun) on pest controllers and I flew with a wasp exterminator loosely based on real-life experience. Again, I was amazed at how diverse and interesting the responses were.
The afternoon was spent on many areas, including ‘setting’, where we had to…
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