Writing Beauty 5-7th September  

Join us for 3 days of writing in a cosy farmhouse in the Tuscan hills, 20 minutes away from Florence and 50 from Pisa airports. Write under the careful supervision of Joie Davidow, published writer, experienced editor and inspiring workshop leader on the 5th, 6th and 7th of September 2018. 

Day 1


There are no rules in writing, but there are skills, tools you can choose to use however you like to express yourself with clarity and precision. You are free to do whatever you like with your writing, so long as you keep your reader interested. We'll review the basic elements of the story, reading examples from the great authors. Then...

Day 2


Character and Setting
Good stories spring from the characters you create. How do you make your characters come alive? We'll read examples of unforgettable characters and analyze what makes them so fascinating and so real.

Day 3


What makes bad writing bad? Learning to say the most with the least number of words. The cardinal rules of good writing. How to make every piece you write, clear, easy to read and compelling, be it an email, a blog, or a novel.