Posts Tagged "Cornwall"

Romance in Cornwall

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Blog, Cornwall | 3 comments

Romance in Cornwall

Looking for romance? Writers don’t have to go far to find it in Cornwall—at least not the literary kind. Rocky coasts, heroic characters, unrequited love—nature, intense emotion and elevating personal experience—these are the not-so-secret romantic ingredients in poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction, ingredients that Cornwall supplies in an abundance that is, quite literally, legendary. Right. Flash back to the 12th Century and one of the Western world’s most popular romantic tales. The origins of the story of Tristan and Iseult are debatable, but whatever the designated source, much of the action is centered in Cornwall. It is King Mark of Cornwall who...

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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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