I'm hosting a wee writing retreat (aka "having friends over to my parents' rental in Palm Springs") later this month, and I'm trying to decide how best to use my time at the event.
I can't type on laptops and I'm not bringing a desktop computer, so I won't actually be typing, but I can grab a pen, Holly Lisle's One-Pass Revision checklist, and revise my new YA novel by hand. I can also spend some time researching (I've loaded up my library holds list) and diving into "Sin and Syntax" by Constance Hale for some refreshers.
Also, I plan to plot against my liver. It's a WRITING RETREAT ;)
Other suggestions are more than welcome.
* CONFESSION: I have never revised a manuscript in one pass and don't think I ever will. Ha!