Kasbahs, Mint Tea and Medinas is a writing study tour of Morocco.
Writing Workshop Details
Morocco Study Tour with writers Beth Yahp and Sandy McCutcheon
23 March – 9 April 2007
Workshop #1A (Casablanca): Introduction to the tour
and Morocco, with our special guest, Moroccan writer
Workshop #1B (Tangier): Theme: Arrivals/ Beginnings;
the Writer's Journal revisited: using your five
senses; Description: Taking a Word Picture.
Workshop #2 (Fez): Theme: The Spectacle, the Art of
Café-Sitting; Capturing a Place in Action; Writing a
Scene; getting under the skin of a place and people.
Workshop #3 (Fez): Theme: Interactions;
Culture/difference; Point of view/ Worldview; Writing
across Borders & Mindsets; mini-journey exercise).
Workshop #4 (Fez): Theme: Special Interest Features:
Writing About Food/ Art/ Craft etc. Finding the focus
that drives a story; How to Travel and Research;
Workshop #5 (Fez): Theme: Spirit Places, Spirit
Electricity; Place & Creativity, using vulnerability;
the ethnographic essay; practicing creativity while
you travel and at home.
Workshop #6 (Fez): Music and the Muse: listening &
dialogue; rhythm & music in writing
Workshop #7 (Fez): Theme: Journeys: Melding the Inner
and Outer; Mapping Space & Time, Movement and
Experience; Focus and Trajectory in your writing;
Workshop #8 (Marrakech): Theme: Practicalities:
Writing Practice, from first draft to publication;
Writing for an audience; Publishing advice.
If you are interested please contact firstname.lastname@example.org before February 5. Places are limited.
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