Excitement for Ubud Writers Festival 2010

I am going to write shortly here, to show my excitement for the upcoming Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF) which will be held on October 6 – 10, 2010.

This year’s theme is Bhinneka Tunggal Ika: Harmony in Diversity. You can sense the diversity of writers and their genres if you can make it to the festival this year. I’ve been googling the invited writers and I am thrilled! There are many writers that I want to meet, such as: Thomas Michael Kennealy who wrote Schindler’s Ark, which then well-known as the Schindler’s List movie!

I went to the 2007 UWRF and I fell in love instantly with this festival. Unfortunately, I could not make to the 2008 and 2009 festivals. But I am wishing to make it this year!

Are you coming as well? You won’t regret it for sure!

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5 thoughts on “Excitement for Ubud Writers Festival 2010

  1. Thanks for the mention! We share your excitement about the line up for this year’s Festival. Hope you can join us for it all!

    best,
    The UWRF Team

  2. i think i will join this year, after several year failed. this topic is really interesting. i wanna know the idea of facing diversity in this world, not only in indonesia. for me we are as indonesian maybe common with different culture or religion, but still in some level we are as a human cant directly manage the diversity itself or at least need times to adapt or learn about that. And I’m so eager to discuss from the writer’s point of view. Greeting-Resky

    • Hi, Resky …
      Yes, you better manage this year, because the writers are just amazing! Do you like to write yourself? Maybe we can discuss about your pieces too!
      All the best!

  3. So, you want to write?

    Now’s your chance to take part in writing workshops
    this weekend in Ubud

    ‘Write Now – Get Writing’ 1-day workshop
    – Saturday 11th September, 10am-6pm ‘get started and keep going’

    ‘Writing for Healing’– 1-day workshop
    – Sunday 12th September 10am-6pm ‘tell your story’ (Eat, Pray, Write)

    Whether you are a published writer, fancy you have ‘a book inside you’,
    or just want to start writing,
    you are invited to take part in two full day writing workshops in Ubud this weekend.

    Packed with fun exercises and deep insights, these practical workshops will give you new skills, knowledge, inspiration and confidence to write – and get published.

    Led by writing teacher and mentor Keith Lyons,
    each workshop includes a follow-up 1-on-1 consultation

    ‘Write Now – Get Writing’ – Saturday 11th September 10am-6pm
    – investment 499,000
    ‘‘Writing for Healing’– 1-day workshop – Sunday 12th September 10am-6pm
    – investment 499,000
    Venue: Murni’s Warung (3rd floor), At The Bridge, Campuhan, Ubud
    To register: contact Keith Lyons keithalyons@gmail.com
    More information: http://www.keithlyons.org

    “Keith’s ‘Get Writing’ workshop was the one single event which changed me from telling others I was a writer to actually writing and getting published.” A.G., Australia, 2009

    “Writing is a mind game, and from the workshop I learnt how to overcome my fears about writing so I could sit down and write what I really want to say.” P.L., Hong Kong, 2010

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