Writing Retreat Bali
New day. New writer.
Over six warm and rich days of tropical wordfood, you’ll learn, create and share with a world-class writing faculty. Award winning novelists, an AFI nominated screenwriter, a New York Times journalist, a Glastonbury Slam winning poet and a nomadic copywriter will share their industry insights, set writing challenges and lead unmissable workshops.
Dig For Meaning
Novelist – Johanna Elomaa
Write novels from the soul. Answer essential questions about you to write with heart, honesty, theme and meaning.
Write Screen Heroes
Screenwriter – Stephen Davis
Scripting heroic arcs. Create a character and explore their transformative arc through an eight-stage process
Sell Your Story
Journalist – Nathan A. Thompson
How to pitch to news editors. Find a story, assess if it will sell, line up your sources, pitch it, win it and write it.
Find Your Voice
Novelist- Clare Fisher
Play with narrative position. Know, develop and manage your writing voice.
Poet and Performer – Andy Craven-Griffiths
Poeticize with pizzazz. Express, intensify, evoke emotion and create style. Illustrate, titillate and lift your letters with aesthetic and rhythmic craft.
Get Commercially Savvy
Copywriter – Collette Davis
Write for advertising, design and branding. Learn how to receive and interrogate a brief, define a tone of voice, write across multiple channels, get work and build a portfolio.
‘My perfect days is sitting in a room with some blank paper. That’s heaven. That’s gold, and anything else is just a waste of time.’Cormac McCarthy