Creative Writing Retreat Success 2017

Creative Writing Success! From 14th- 21st October, we ran our second Creative Writing Retreat at Rancho Las Cascadas. And what a wonderful, inspiring and generative week we had! Together, Melvin Burgess and I (Lucy Christopher) tutored students individually on their work-in-progress.We also provided workshops on getting started, story structure, plot, editing, and setting.among other topics.  ...

2017-10-28T16:16:31+00:00 October 28th, 2017|
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Cowboy Tales

Guests who stay at the Rancho definitely aren't "roughing it".  The food, accommodations, amenities and spa services are all top notch. While guests may get a little dirty riding the open range, our staff does everything in its power to make sure everyone's stay is as comfortable and luxurious as possible. But what would a ...

2017-08-25T05:02:08+00:00 April 27th, 2017|
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Is it possible to carry a piece of happiness home?

My last afternoon at the Rancho was overcast. ‘Strange weather,’ the manager Jenny said. ‘It’s never like this.’ The only other guest didn’t feel like riding. It was just me. At the corral, I looked for Carlos, the intelligent ex-software developer, who had re-trained as a wrangler. Along with Miguel – a sparky, young speed-demon ...

2017-08-23T01:04:01+00:00 March 30th, 2017|
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