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Days 4 & 5 place writing workshop on andros

Jul 13, 2016 |

Day 4 Today was dedicated to reading aloud pieces of ongoing projects projects that the writers had brought with them, and addressing questions such as submitting to magazines, agents, and editors, query letters and how to write them, and a general discussion of Young Adult Fiction. Some of the projects have just been completed, others […more]

Day 2 -3 a Place Writing Workshop on Andros @ the Aegean Art Circle

Jul 11, 2016 |

Day 2 The group consolidated quickly. Everyone’s work is full of surprises. Memoirs and fiction narratives are being born as we go. Today we explored islands and their meaning. Geographical islands and psychological ones. Islands as setting, protagonist, myth, and metaphor. The enormous gap between the popular image of islands as places of pleasure, escape, […more]

Place Writing on Andros

Jul 10, 2016 |

The 14th edition of the Aegean Arts Circle has just convened. We all met at the Nostimo cafe in Rafina where we boarded a ship bound for Andros, and within 2 hours of departure, we arrived at the port of Gavrio where we checked into the fabulous Andros Holiday Hotel. This year’s participants hail from […more]

Place-Writing Workshop with Linda Lappin on Greek island of Andros, July 2016

Apr 11, 2016 |

ISLANDS ARE FOR WRITERS Hello Charlie et al.  I wanted to let you know that registration is open for my place writing workshop to be held this summer on the Greek island of Andros from July 7 – 13, 2016 This will be a multigenre workshop based on my  new creative writing workbook published by […more]

The Soul of Place – A Creative Writing Workbook

Feb 2, 2016 |

Thanks so much, Charlie, for asking me to add a post about my new book The Soul of Place — A Creative Writing Workbook: Ideas and Exercises for Conjuring the Genius Loci (Palo Alto: Travelers’ Tales, 2015, isbn 978-1609521035).  You describe me in a comment as a travel writer, but  I think of myself  more […more]