WRITING COURSES ON PAXOS
The beautiful Greek island of Paxos is a truly
inspirational location in the Ionian Sea just
nine miles south of Corfu and it is hard to
imagine a better place to hone your writing
our writing courses for:
our courses are aimed at helping you to
develop your creativity and are equally suitable
for those with previous experience and for
complete beginners; what is important is a
desire to write.
'Writing about Greece' is a new and
slightly different Travel Writing course, which
will focus on Greek places, people and food.
It will be very much a hands-on course that
will include both writing and photography,
although the photography element will be more
about taking a picture that will sell than
improving your technical skills. During the week
you will look at many aspects of Greek life
will then learn how to use your notes and images
as a basis to try and get your work published.
be led by highly successful travel and food
who hosts a monthly travel show for British
Airways in-flight radio and whose features and photographs regularly appear
in magazines and newspapers worldwide ranging
from The Guardian and The LA Times,
to Thomas Cook Travel Magazine and
'Inspired by Paxos'
offers you the chance to explore the fascinating
landscape of Paxos and, through this, further
develop your own creative
writing. The course
is led by
an experienced writer, tutor and frequent
visitor to Paxos, who is a Teaching Fellow in
Creative Writing at the University of Leeds. Adam has taught
poetry, fiction, life writing and the use of
myth and landscape as creative sources and has
written plays for several theatre companies. His
first collection of poetry was published in
'Unleash Your Writing Power'
inspirational and innovative workshop designed
to unblock the barriers to your creativity and help
you to inject energy, power and magic into
everything you write.
We first ran this course on Paxos in 2009 and it
has been a great success.
It is led by
Judi Goodwin, a
journalist and trainer with wide experience in
both print and broadcast media, who has been a
regular feature writer for national and regional
newspapers, and also a freelance broadcaster for
BBC Radio. She
now specialises in home interest and lifestyle
journalism, and trains journalists and
professional writers in
Where you stay:
Accommodation for our writing courses is in
lovely shared villas, each with its own pool and
spacious terraces, set in the shade and
tranquillity of the olive groves about a
20-minute walk above the pretty village of
Loggos, the smallest of the three coastal
villages on Paxos.
One of our
Alternative accommodation and extended holidays:
It is also possible for anyone who has their own
accommodation or who wishes to be more independent just
to join the group tuition sessions. And if you would
like to extend your holiday and spend a few
additional days on Paxos or a few days on Corfu,
either before or after the writing course, then
we can help you to arrange accommodation.
contact us to discuss the options.
There is also
plenty of time for relaxation
We will give
you a discount of £40 if you book any two
holidays or courses in our current programme.
have a look round our website and, if
you would like further information about any of our
holidays and courses or about Paxos more generally, then
please do not hesitate to