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Creative autobiographical writing


"We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect"
Anšis Nin

The course familiarize you with creative writing methods and literary forms. Your memories and present experience become texts that others will be pleased to read. Stimuli and tools will help in activating your flow of writing: stage writing, condensation, fiction, dramaturgical texture, representation of characters and conflicts, monologues and interiorizing dialogues... Meditation, relaxation and creativity exercises will facilitate the access to the unconscious sources, promote concentration and awaken a desire to write. We also deal with basic notions of manuscript editing, so that draft texts can be completed after the course.

Previous knowledge is not required, the course contents are tailored to the interests and writing experiences of the participants.

This course is held in German.

Course dates


Rate per person, 1 week (7 nights)

Rate includes:

  • Accommodation in double room for 7 nights
  • Half board (buffet breakfast and 4-course dinner, drinks not included)
  • Writing workshop on 5 days
  • Free bus transfer from and to Volterra on arrival and departure days for guests travelling with public transport.

Rate does not include:

  • Single room supplement (€ 175 per week)
  • Drinks at dinner
  • Entrance fees to museums, exhibitions etc.
  • City tax 1€ per person/night. City tax is chargeable for a maximum of 3 nights
Course Management : Dr. Margit Inka Postrach

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