Writing residenciesAli Shapiro posted a funny series of illustrations on the Ploughshares blog about the least desirable places to spend time polishing your manuscript: airports, amusement parks, basements.

Actually, a nice cool basement doesn’t sound so bad right about now!

What about you? Where will you be writing this summer? Any official residencies?

Are you more productive between June and September, or do you ease up on the writing during those months while the weather is nice?

Let us know in the comments below. 

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About Chris Robley

Chris Robley has written 570 posts in this blog.

is an award-winning poet, songwriter, performer, and music producer who now lives in Portland, Maine after more than a decade in Portland, Oregon. His music has been praised by NPR, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.” Robley’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in POETRY, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry Journal, RHINO, Magma Poetry, and more. He is the 2013 winner of Boulevard's Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2014 recipient of a Maine Literary Award in the category of "Short Works Poetry."

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