“You need to read and write a lot,” she advises. “And to pitch and pitch. I have about three successes for every ten I send out and I try to pitch most days. Oh, and you need to think of yourself as a writer too.” Now that is dedication, motivation and being serious about what… Read More Jo Parfitt talks with Olga Mecking, freelance writer
Book trailer for Monday Morning Emails.
Summertime Publishing are delighted to announce the publication of Monday Morning Emails by Terry Anne Wilson and Jo Parfitt. Six months, twelve countries, a thousand thoughts – two mothers share the journey of living a global life. A continent apart, Jo and Terry Anne made the commitment to email each other every Monday morning for six months. Part… Read More Monday Morning Emails Out Now!
Jo Parfitt has done it again. She has written a book both for and about expats, and the extraordinary ordinariness of their lives. Marital struggles, identity wobbles, the difficulties of and with children (including not being able to have them. All the stuff of life that affects people everywhere, even if they have lived in… Read More Kristin Duncombe Reviews Sunshine Soup by Jo Parfitt
Jo says… For many I have attended the Families in Global Transition Conference (FIGT). First in Indianapolis, then in Houston, then in Washington, DC and now in The Hague. Next March not only will the conference take place in The Hague but it will be FIGT’s 20th anniversary. As if that is not exciting enough,… Read More Jo Parfitt offers a great opportunity to budding expat writers
A Me-Treat is a treat designed just for you… indulge your senses, inspire your soul, nourish your body and stretch your writing muscles as you get under the skin of the place you are in and explore your creative potential. Me-Treats are designed and led by author, journalist, poet and mentor, Jo Parfitt. The Hague, Netherlands… Read More Writing Retreats from Jo Parfitt
How to write your life story in a delightful setting in the heart of rural Tuscany — brilliant teaching and exquisite Italy all wrapped up in one fantastic week! You will be in a beautiful historic watermill, set beside a river in a gentle valley, with stylish bedrooms in elegant buildings around the sunlit courtyard.… Read More Write life stories in beautiful Tuscany
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Moving Across Cultures: Bringing Empathy and Expertise to the Evolving Global Family When a conference is as great as #FIGT16NL you want to remember all that you learned and were inspired by during the Keynotes, the Concurrent Sessions, the fast-paced Ignites and at the Kitchen Tables. It’s impossible to attend every session and for many it is impossible… Read More Insights and Interviews from the 2016 FIGT Conference: out now
Jo Parfitt is on the Global Mom Show’s virtual sofa talking about raising #TCKs, about writing and about having a career in your suitcase. Hear the Podcast | About A Career in Your Suitcase
Write your life stories: learn how to add spice to your life stories. E-Learning from inspirational writer, author and mentor Jo Parfitt. Updated for 2016… Read More Writing programs from Jo Parfitt