This July workshop, we learned a lot about ourselves and our missions as artists and writers. We also had a lot of fun! Thank you Ariana Seigel for helping us rediscover our best selves! Want to know about our next workshop? Sign up for our mailing list below!
Are there any expat writers working in the Grecia, Atenas, Alajuela area in Costa Rica? Join our writer workshop from 10-1 pm July 16, 17, 18, 20 and 21! The full writer workshop, for those coming from out of town, includes meals and a place to stay. But if you’re already in town and wantContinue reading “Locals & Expats: Join Our Workshop!”
Some people move to a new country and set up an entirely new life: They’re in love with the culture, the people, and the new locales. These people are true re-settlers—They start up businesses, get their papers, and open local bank accounts in a whole other country. But increasingly, there’s another kind of expat: theContinue reading “Two Kinds of Expats: The Re-settler and the Nomad”
The “Forget Brand: What’s Your Artist’s Mission?” workshop by Ariana Seigel has been taught in LA and NYC…and now we’re bringing it to Costa Rica! This week-long workshop from July 15-22, 2017 will include: Daily morning yoga Three square meals (vegetarian/vegan options available) Ariana’s Forget Brand: What’s Your Artist’s Mission?” workshop for writers and comedians alike!Continue reading “Free Workshop Intro for 10 Writers!”
Speaker and writer David Nazario visited our “Success Through Self-Publishing” workshop in January where he spent practically every spare moment working on his book. What has he been doing since January? “Since leaving Costa Rica I’ve been trying to connect with as many people as possible and learn as much as possible about publishing myContinue reading “Scared of a Day Job: Update from David Nazario”
We’re seeing a lot of division over politics lately, especially in social media, where it’s easy to make a quick, mean meme out of an unflattering photo. The “Likes” may rack up, but how can we encourage productive conversation? Stephen Cataldo, a guest from our January indie writer workshop, aimed to tackle this issue withContinue reading “Talking Across Partisan Divides: An Update from Workshop Guest Stephen Cataldo”
Norma’s is happy to announce our first ever writers’ retreat in January 2017. Inspired by NaNoWriMo and by our own visitors, we think Norma’s would be a great place to get away, write in peace, and connect with other writers. The first step is planning based on what you want in a retreat. To beginContinue reading “Writers’ Retreat 2017!”