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A Room With a View: Writers’ Retreat in Italy

Posted on January 31st, 2013

It’s the start of a new year, so all those goals to start/finish a novel should be thoroughly in place. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to take a week out for this in Italy?

Well, happy 2013. Bestselling writer Lisa Clifford (www.lisacliffordwriter.com) has launched an exclusive writers’ retreat called The Art of Writing. Accommodation is eleven apartments in a beautiful, family-run agriturismo in Casentino, a small country hotel that must provide local produce on its table.

To further your progress, there will be a professional Creative Writing teacher as well as several other published writers in all genres from Scotland, England and Australia. Lisa too will passing on the benefit of her experience. The mornings are for learning, the afternoons hold tours and discussions about books and writing, and the evenings feature guest speakers and general aperitivo gaiety with dinner.

The retreat is for beginners, emerging and established writers, and it runs from 9th to the 15th of June 2013. For further details, have a squizz at the website: www.the-art-of-writing.com.