(For my last retreat post, check here.)
Retreaters without antlers
Bottom (L to R): Jenny Moss, Christine (her daughter), Nikki Loftin, and Bethany Hegedus
Center (L to R): P. J. Hoover (me), Cory Putman Oakes, Kari Anne Holt, Jessica Lee Anderson, and Stephanie Pellegrin
Top (L to R): Sam Clark, Jo Whittemore, Salima Alikhan, Vanessa Lee, and Madeline Smoot
Retreaters with antlers
Highlights from the retreat include...
A gorgeous sunrise on the drive there!
A great location and perfect weather!
The right people make the retreat what it is!
Fun writer peeps to hang with!
L to R: Madeline Smoot, Jessica Lee Anderson, Stephanie Pellegrin, and Kari Anne Holt
And more fun peeps!
L to R: Christine (Jenny's daughter), Nikki Loftin, Jenny Moss
Food is a completely important part of any retreat!
The Lodge o' Death isn't called The Lodge o' Death for nothing. Sorry, baby deer.
Other fun activities include chatting, reading, walking, yoga, and Zumba!
Evening chatting and readings! with Cory Putman Oakes and Kari
After lunch with Jessica, Kari, and Stephanie
The whole crew (minus me) at the giant table
These were the creepiest cows in the world!
And this sink gives me nightmares. I worry it will come alive.
A diorama of a deer with sea shells (with Stephanie)
Thanks, Lodge o' Death, for another great retreat!
P. J. Hoover is the author of the upcoming dystopia/mythology YA book, SOLSTICE (Tor Teen, June 2013), the upcoming Egyptian mythology MG book, TUT (Tor Children's, Winter 2014), and the middle-grade SFF series, THE FORGOTTEN WORLDS BOOKS (CBAY, 2008-2010). You can read more about her and her books on P. J.'s website or blog.