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Hey everyone, special Sunday post today to share a little about the Iceland Writers Retreat I went to last month (April 2019). There’s a link to get the full article too.
How did you find out about Iceland Writers Retreat originally?
I was searching for a writing event in Iceland because I wanted an excuse to visit and this one popped up. I have wanted to go ever since then. (2015)
What were you most looking forward to about the Retreat?
Being in Iceland and meeting writers from all over the world. I feel like international writing events always bring something extra special to the table because we come from every corner of the globe with this one common thing—storytelling.
How has writing influenced your life?
It’s everything to me in so many ways that it’s hard to pinpoint. I wrote my first novel at age 13 after becoming best friends with Ponyboy Curtis and Holden Caufield. I think it was then when I realized that I could escape in any book, whether I was writing it or reading it. It’s made me a storyteller for even the most basic of things.
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