A Life Story Jar is made from the pieces and experiences that make you who you are. Author and teacher Jo Parfitt’s Life Story Jar idea was inspired by the Japanese ginger jar. We are born as perfect porcelain. By the time we reach middle life we have experienced so much but may have developed a… Read More A Seasonal Gift from Jo Parfitt
Catch up with Jo Parfitt’s September Inspirer including: The Power of Writing a Journal The Connecting Bit Parting Piece The Life Story Jar Programme What’s On in September 2020 Writing Holidays led by Jo Find out more HERE
These days, authors are expected to do a lot more to market their books. This means developing a strong online presence with an appealing author site to draw in the crowds and regular engagement with potential readers through blogging and social networking. Not everyone has the time, the inclination or the skill to set the… Read More Website, Blogging and Social Media Services for Authors from author2author
Read the Writing Me-Treat blog from Jo Parfitt, the Bookcook. Click the image to find out more.
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