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Workshop: The Plot Thickens with Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Workshop: The Plot Thickens with Linda Watanabe McFerrin

The Plot Thickens Workshop with Linda Watanabe McFerrin Saturday, October 10th, 2015, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Location: Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera, CA 94925 $120 Register here

Aristotle called plot “the most important element of storytelling.” But to plot properly, you must have a plan, and the plan must give rise to emotion. Does the plot always seem to elude you? Spend a day planning and plotting and find out what you’re missing. Bring your flat-lining fiction and nonfiction and fix it.
Poet, travel writer, and novelist Linda Watanabe McFerrin (www.lwmcferrin.com) is a contributor to numerous newspapers, magazines and

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Wanderland Writers at Laurel Books

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Wanderland Writers at Laurel Books

Wanderland Writers, Authors of Wandering in Cornwall: Mystery, Mirth, and Transformation in the Land of the Ancient Celts at Laurel Books Friday, October 2nd, 2015 || 6pm Laurel Bookstore || Oakland 1423 Broadway Oakland, CA ||www.laurelbookstore.com It’s another Wanderland Writers celebration. Wine, snacks, readings, and a brand new book in the series. This time Wanderland Writers venture deep into Cornwall, exploring it’s castles, its contrast. They find, of course, its legacy of Camelot, the lingering shadows of Arthurian legend, tragic love, magic, and Merlin. They also find its sorrows, buried deep in its history like the now closed mines, where the...

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Wandering in Japan with Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Adventures, Blog, Calendar, Press | 2 comments

Wandering in Japan with Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Join noted author, editor and Left Coast Writers founder, if you can, for a breathtaking once-in-a-lifetime introduction to Japan, land of mountain temples, soothing onsens and people known for their extraordinary grace and generosity. It was her home for many years, a place she has returned to again and again and one that she’s always excited to share with others both on the page and in person. Participants will depart on Saturday, September 5th to arrive in Tokyo, “the new capital”, on Sunday, September 6th. From quiet Shinto shrines to silvery high-rise towers, from the ancient to the newer-than-new, you’ll be dazzled by one of the world’s most...

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Left Coast Writers Ferry Plaza Book Party: Wandering in Cornwall

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Blog, Calendar, Cornwall, Press | 0 comments

Left Coast Writers Ferry Plaza Book Party: Wandering in Cornwall

LEFT COAST WRITERS FERRY PLAZA BOOK PARTY:  Wanderland Writers, Authors of Wandering in Cornwall: Mystery, Mirth, and Transformation in the Land of the Ancient Celts Monday, August 10th, 2015 || 6pm Book Passage || San Francisco 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco ||www.bookpassage.com It’s another Wanderland Writers celebration. Wine, snacks, readings, and a brand new book in the series. This time Wanderland Writers venture deep into Cornwall, exploring it’s castles, its contrast. They find, of course, its legacy of Camelot, the lingering shadows of Arthurian legend, tragic love, magic, and Merlin. They also find its sorrows, buried deep in its history like...

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Writing Workshop: Southern Sampler Artists Colony, Words and Rhythm

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Adventures, Blog, Calendar | 0 comments

Writing Workshop: Southern Sampler Artists Colony, Words and Rhythm

Charleston, South Carolina April 15-22, 2015 Southern Sampler Artists’ Colony:   Words and Rhythm – High Notes in the Lowcountry with Linda Watanabe McFerrin   Write . . . Embrace Music . . . Create Art . . . Relish Culinary Delights . . . Set your Pace to a Gullah Geechee Beat while Celebrating the Charleston New Renaissance. Be Inspired Writing workshops taught by award-winning author, LINDA WATANABE MCFERRIN, as well as individual consults on your literary and creative projects and an opportunity to contribute to the next SOUTHERN SAMPLER anthology. HARLAN GREENE, author and historian extraordinaire, introduces the Charleston Renaissance....

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Next Wanderland Writers™ Workshop: September 27 – October 4, 2014

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Adventures, Blog, Calendar, Cornwall | 0 comments

Next Wanderland Writers™ Workshop: September 27 – October 4, 2014

Wandering in Camelot: Cornwall and the British Isles – September 27 – October 4, 2014 “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. —Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca We at Wanderland Writers™ are preparing for our next adventure. Join well-known writers and instructors Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar on an adventure in Cornwall, land of celebrated castles, rugged coasts, iconic characters, and sumptuous seaside cuisine. For us, this is Camelot, a rich literary landscape of myth and mystery. Birthplace of Arthurian legend, setting for the chansons de geste, it became the home of literary lions for centuries to come. You’ll be housed, retreat-style, in a...

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