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JT Blatty: A New Chapter
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JT Blatty: A New Chapter

Photojournalist JT Blatty came to the Tuscany Writeaway with a hundred pages of an eight-year-old manuscript, hoping to discover the ending to her book. As she sat at the villa table with Writeaways leaders John and Mimi, six other writers, and the time and space to reflect and focus on her writing, JT found the breakthrough she was looking for. With the encouragement of this close community, she wrote about her life, her search for purpose, and the volunteer soldiers in Ukraine she is committed to honoring in her new Chapter One. […]

Writeaways in Italy includes workshops and readings with a small group of writers in a villa in Tuscany.
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2019 Writing Conferences, Workshops, Retreats

by Staff

There are many different types of writing programs that offer writers of all abilities and genres a chance to learn more about the craft and business of writing, receive feedback from peers and publishing professionals, and spend focused time writing. From conferences with thousands of attendees to a handful of writers in an exotic location, these 2019 conferences, workshops, and retreats may inspire the next bestseller! […]

Preparing for a Writing Workshop
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Preparing for a Writing Workshop

by Terri Barnes

Much of the hard work of writing is solitary. Writing workshops give wordsmiths an opportunity to gather in a community of writers to hone their craft through guided instruction, peer feedback, and spending time simply writing. Depending on the workshop format, writers prepare by setting goals, submitting finished work or work in progress, and distancing themselves from normal daily distractions so they can fully engage in this vulnerable, rewarding experience. […]