If you would like to announce your workshop, writing group, bookgroup or retreat, please send me detailed information and a link to your website....
These are regular, high quality events, that I personally recommend to all writers:
June 24-27, 2012 Paris Writers Workshop (PWW) a wonderful learning event, international, useful and fun. In PARIS !
Geneva Writers Group, GWG runs an excellent 2-day workshop every two years. Next in 2014.
Other workshops and festivals which may interest Paris writers:
May 3-6 Write your own version of "A Moveable Feast" while staying at a Loire Valley chateau. Join U.S. book critic and travel writer Margo Hammond for a travel memoir workshop May 3-6 that includes writing sessions and publishing tips.Cost of 950 euros covers three nights at the chateau, two group lunches, a group dinner and morning classes held in the chateau's orangerie. Details:historicrentals.com/seminars.
August 1-14-12- Nahid Rachlin's Fiction Workshop (open to memoir), in Assisi, Italy, at Art Workshop Interational. Write, Revise, Polish, in Assisi, Italy, August 1-14, open for credit and non-credit. For more details about Nahid's course click here. For general info about Art Workshop International click here. COST: 2 weeks: EARLY BIRD—$4,560 ($351 per day); after April 18, 2012—$4,785 ($368 per day) the price includes lodging, shared double room with bath in an air-conditioned four-star hotel, breakfast, four-course dinner, tuition, instruction and studio, lectures, and all gratuities, pick up from airport.
Story: Robert McKee (twice a year in Paris, check his websites for dates) A master class, not a workshop, but the man knows how to hold an audience. It's a one-man-show on writing "story". Simultaneous translation into French available. Many industry professions attend and I learned a lot, but it's not a particularly "friendly" setting. No name tags, little spontaneous discussion with strangers untiil the last day...
I will be adding the links and more information as I receive it. If you would like to recommend a workshop, festival or retreat, please leave a comment or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org (This includes poetry festivals!)
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