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Writing your memoir/life-story creative writing weeks

Guests on our creative writing weeks at The Watermill at Posara, Tuscany, enjoy SEVEN nights at the watermill, with full board.

We should emphasise that absolutely EVERYTHING is included in the cost of your holiday: tuition, accommodation (including all linen and towels), pre-dinner aperitifs, all meals (including delicious meals with wine prepared specially for you at the mill, and at charming local restaurants) and local transportation (including transfers to Pisa airport; an excursion by train to Lucca or the Cinque Terre).

All you have to do is get to Pisa. We do the rest!

2018 Programme

JO Parfitt - Writing Tutor

Jo Parfitt

Write the stories of your life

Jo, an experienced writer and teacher, will give you the tools to write your life story in a vivid and engaging way. She'll explain about writing in themes; developing your characters so your readers can 'meet' them, too; and how to let your writing flow, particularly when looking back and writing about things that may have happened a long time ago. Among other things, you'll discover the secret of SPICE, the seven steps to writing life stories and put this into practice right away. There'll also be lots of time for writing exercises and feedback.