Sample Itinerary*

Left Bank Writers Retreat in ParisSunday:

9 a.m. Meet on the L’ile Saint-Louis

Exercise: Finding Your Voice

Lunch at one of Hemingway’s favorite cafes

Boat cruise to the Eiffel Tower

Cocktails

 

Monday:

9 a.m. Meet on the L’ile Saint-Louis

With Darla Worden at the Left Bank Writers RetreatOverview: The Left Bank

Exercise: Place as a Character

Lunch where Fitzgerald dined

Left Bank Literary Tour

 

Tuesday:

9 a.m. Meet on the L’ile Saint-Louis

Exercise: Technique—the Iceberg Technique

Lunch on the Left Bank

Left Bank Writers Retreat in ParisAfternoon at a Museum

 

Wednesday:

9 a.m. 9 a.m. Meet on the L’ile Saint-Louis

Exercise: Vignettes-“I Have Seen”

Lunch in Montartre

Tour of Montmartre

Cocktails

 

Thursday:

Writing at the Left Bank Writers Retreat9 a.m. Meet on the L’ile Saint-Louis

Exercise: Poetry

Baudelaire

Ekphratic poetry

Lunch:  Musee D’Orsay

Afternoon: Musee D’Orsay and Orangerie

 

Friday:

9 a.m. Meet on the L’ile Saint-Louis

Writing and reading: sharing

Publishing Overview: Small Presses, eBooks, Blogs and Traditional Publishing

Louvre (lunch at the museum)

6 p.m. Cocktails

7 p.m. Farewell Dinner

 

*The itinerary is subject to change.