Why are writers’ retreats boring?

In my recent profile in Grub Street, I alluded to applying for (and failing to receive) a fellowship at the prestigious Hawthornden Castle Retreat for Writers.  This was the first time I’d applied for a fellowship at a writers’ retreat.  I wanted to go to Hawthornden because you get to write for a month in a Scottish castleContinue reading “Why are writers’ retreats boring?”