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Workshop | Writing the Waves

01 Nov 2022 09:00 - 12:00
International IDR 650,000 | KITAS IDR 450,000 | Indonesia IDR 250,000"
Komune Resort & Beach Club Bali. Jl. Pantai Keramas, Medahan, Blahbatuh (Google Maps)

Do you have a great untold surf story lurking inside? That early mission to Nias or Desert Point? That big day at Outside Corner? A sketchy boat trip to the Mentawais? Let best-selling and award-winning surf writer Tim Baker help you draw your story out and get it on the page for others to enjoy. Learn the basic principles of powerful storytelling, and how to refine your craft and hone your writing practice. Learn why surf stories fit the template of the Hero’s Journey, as espoused by Joseph Campbell, and discover how ancient storytelling archetypes can inform and fuel your writing. Experience simple writing exercises to banish writer’s block, turn off your inner critic, and allow you to achieve the flow state in your writing. We’ll consider the history of surf writing, from ancient Polynesian myths through to the lineage of great writers who have tackled surf writing – Jack London, Mark Twain, Tom Wolfe, Susan Carey, Tim Winton, and William Finnegan to name a few. You’ll develop a clear plan and direction for your story, practical tools to sustain a consistent writing practice and pro tips on how to get published.


Tim Baker

Tim Baker is an award-winning author and journalist specializing in surfing history and culture. Tim is the best-selling author of The Rip Curl Story, Occy, High Surf, Bustin’ Down The …

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