The Benefits and How to Get Going This was one week into ‘lock down’ and I knew I needed something to get me focused, to wrestle me away from the endless scrolling, the hopeless searching for better news as I tried to wrap my head around this new reality. I hesitated. Did I need more… Read More Writing Through Challenging Times
Expat, author, Lindsay de Feliz, was cruelly murdered in December 2019 near her home in the Dominican Republic. Lindsay wrote about her extraordinary life in her witty and candid best-selling memoirs What About Your Saucepans and Life After My Saucepans. To honour Lindsay, Summertime Publishing and Springtime Books have introduced the 2020 Lindsay de Feliz… Read More Introducing the Lindsay de Feliz New Writer of Expat Memoir Award
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
Compiled by Dounia Bertuccelli Inspirational words written by writer, publisher, mentor and journalist, Jo Parfitt, between 2002 and 2012 for her Monthly Inspirer newsletter, received by 3000 subscribers worldwide. FREE to download.
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
Jack Scott is an author, blogger and book producer. Since publishing his evergreen autobiography, Perking the Pansies, in 2011, he has also become something of an expert in the world of social media. Here, Jack shares his top social media tips for authors. More…
Congratulations to the five winners of the 2016 Parfitt-Pascoe Writing Residency: Ellen Beard Meghali Pandey Sam Parfitt Catarina Queiroz Geneva Rockeman Meet them here
Are you an aspiring or established writer, with a passionate curiosity for global family issues? Do you want to develop further? Apply for the Parfitt-Pascoe Residency now. More…
Ten top tips to help you write it well, write it fast and write it now from Summertime Publishing and Springtime Books, leaders in publishing books by expats for expats. Download your free copy here.