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!
Tag Archives: Costa Rica
Locals & Expats: Join Our Workshop!
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!”
Two Kinds of Expats: The Re-settler and the Nomad
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”
Free Workshop Intro for 10 Writers!
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!”
Scared of a Day Job: Update from David Nazario
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”
Talking Across Partisan Divides: An Update from Workshop Guest Stephen Cataldo
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”
Who Would You Go to Costa Rica With?
Are you a writer holed up for the winter? Are your past five Instagram photos of your computer and coffee? You need a break. Who would you go to Costa Rica with? For today only (11/23), I’m doing a ‘Bring a Friend‘ pre-Black Friday special for Week 1 and Week 3 of my writer workshopsContinue reading “Who Would You Go to Costa Rica With?”
Bonnie Guest Post: From Cubicle to Farm
Our fledgling farm How does someone go from a cubicle dweller to a farmer in Latin America? I never expected to find out—But In October 2015, my husband Rick was introduced to Moringa oleifera by a friend who had just finished reading a book, Miracle Tree, by Dr. Monica Marcu. Within weeks, Rick wasContinue reading “Bonnie Guest Post: From Cubicle to Farm”
Guest Post: Bonnie Adjusts to Cooking (and bugs!)
Rick and I have now been living in Costa Rica for seven months and we are adapting well. Aside from learning Spanish, one of the small challenges I have faced living in another country has been adapting my cooking to the local foods. I have also learned to make some of the local dishes (YUM!),Continue reading “Guest Post: Bonnie Adjusts to Cooking (and bugs!)”
Guest Post: Bonnie Rios
Bonnie has been living at Norma’s Villas for six months with Norma’s son, Rick. She’s our guest blogger for today! It is Christmastime and summer has officially begun here at Norma’s Villas! I am married to Norma’s son, Rick, and we have been living here for nearly 6 months now. While I have visited duringContinue reading “Guest Post: Bonnie Rios”