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Event: Roman Writers Retreat


This week is the Roman Writers Retreat organised by Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Eve Caram. The event takes place in Rome, Italy.

You can see all the details about this event at http://www.howtodoitfrugally.com/roman_retreat.htm including the lovely villa where most of the seminars will takes place.

"The  Roman Writers' Retreat  was imagined as a casual writers' conference where authors could follow their dreams  by two UCLA Writers' Program instructors Eve LaSalle Caram and Carolyn Howard-Johnson on their cross-town foray to Eve's Novel I class on campus. (The drive in traffic is a long one!). Eve had just taken a Villa in Italy and it seemed as if doing something similar and sharing expenses with other writers would be a great way to explore and be inspired by Rome, the city of dreams". 

Seminars will cover a variety of topics.

Your Instructors:
Eve LaSalle Caram, MA, is a longtime and popular instructor for UCLA Extension Writers' Progam where she won their OutstandingEve La Salle Caram The Blue Geography: A Romance by Eve La Salle Caram Instructor Award in Creative Writing. She is a novelist, essayist, and poet whose latest novel, The Blue Geography, was a finalist in the Texas Review novel contest. Ms. Caram's other novels are Dear Corpus Christi; Wintershine; and Rena, A Late Journey. She edited Palm Readings, a multicultural anthology of fiction by Southern California women.


Carolyn Howard-Johnson has been an instructor for UCLA Extension Writers Program for several years. She is a multi-award winning author of This is the Place, and Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remember and her fiction, nonfiction and poems have appeared in national magazines, anthologies and review journals both online and in print. She is a popular seminar leader at conferences like Dayton University's Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop,  San Diego State's world renowned Writers' Conference and Call to Arts! EXPO. She also appears in national TV commercials. Her HowToDoItFrugally series of books for writers have become staples in the libraries of many writers. You can learn more about her on about any page on this site. (-: Photo by Randy Detroit. 

I'm also honoured to be presenting a seminar at this years event about online marketing options and social media.

There are plans for maybe making this an annual event so make sure you check the website for information in you'd like to join us next year.

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