Spend 6 days in Lisbon this fall (2019) with a group of aspiring and professional writers. Experience a comprehensive retreat designed to take your book from idea to market, and all the step in between!Workshops designed to help you plan your book journey- Once Upon a Time…The Beginning of your Book Journey - Picking a Road to Publishing - Proposals that Stand Out- Bringing your Manuscript to Market - Your World Book Tour
Set in the inspiring capital city of PortugalExperience the city Lisbon through cultural events, activities and tours led by local insiders. Give back and volunteer with a local non-profit organization.Leave armed with knowledge, and concrete next steps, to fulfill your goal of becoming a published author.
About your Hosts:John Peragine is a published author of 14 books and has ghostwritten more than 100 others. He is also contributor for Huffington Post, Reuters, Smartfem and The Today Show. As a presenter at writer’s conferences all over the US, John has dedicated himself to teaching others the craft of writing and helping them navigate the often tricky waters of publishing. His newest book, A History of Iowa Wine- Vines in Prairie (History Press), is set to be released April 2019.
LeaWoodford the Chief Executive Officer and founder of the SmartFem Media Group. Lea has extensive experience as a business consultant and entrepreneur but decided the only way she could make a difference for women was to create her own magazine that bridges the online community with the local community. Her passion is in connecting people. In fact Lea is often called “the connector” due to her extensive network.