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“Tell me all about your trip!” It’s a request that follows travelers as they head out into the world, and one of the first things they hear when they return. When we leave our homes to explore the wider world, we feel compelled to capture the experiences and bring the story home. But for those who don’t think of themselves as writers, putting experiences into words and framing an encounter with a new place and culture can often be daunting.

Join us for this workshop meant for travelers of all backgrounds and writing levels: a retiree realizing a dream of seeing China; a student embarking on overseas study; the professional traveling abroad for work; a Peace Corps volunteer in Kenya. Chilson and Mulcahy have developed indispensible practical advice and adaptable exercises to help travelers hone their observational skills, conduct research and interviews, choose an appropriate literary form, and incorporate photos and videos into their writing. Writing about travel is more than just safeguarding memories—it can transform experiences and tease out new realizations. Chilson and Mulcahy offer tips and tools to deepen travelers' understanding of other cultures and write about that new awareness -- considering the political, cultural, economic history of the travel destination -- to develop responsive, balanced narratives in clear and vivid prose.

Note: registration price includes a copy of Chilson and Mulcahy's Writing Abroad

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October 26, 2019 at 2:00pm - 4pm PST

Writing Abroad: A Guide for Travelers

1207 SW Broadway Ave
Suite 300
Portland, OR 97205
United States
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Contact: Tim DuRoche ·

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$35.00 Nonmember Registration (includes book)
$30.00 WorldOregon registration (includes book)

Add to Calendar 10/26/2019 14:00:00 10/26/2019 16:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Writing Abroad: A Guide for Travelers Check https://www.worldoregon.org/writing_abroad_a_guide_for_travelers for the latest info. WorldOregon Tim DuRoche [email protected]

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