First-time Ever Writing Retreat in France

Cruising Writers went to France for the first time, for an in-land retreat at Château Les Carrasses in Languedoc region. For one whole week, a crew of 14 writers relentlessly worked on their writing, polishing and fine-tuning their pages with the help of Margie Lawson, wizard of words.

editing

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Kobo Writing Life was delighted to be part of the program for the last two days with workshops and sessions dedicated to self-publishing. KWL European Manager Camille Mofidi shared best practices for authors to make the most out of their publishing journey on Kobo. In a joint talk with Athina Papa, Founder of Language+ Literary Translations, Camille gave insight about European markets and translations, stressing the importance of setting a publication and promotion plan that would fit the specificities of each market.

GoingWW

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Stay tuned for a full report on these intense writing days. In the meantime, enjoy the peace of the morning brainstorming walks organized in the Languedoc vineyard by Christina Delay, the retreat’s hostess.

MorningWalk

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