Clubfoot is a birth defect that can cause lifelong disability if not treated correctly and early.

Luckily for these babies, there are many incredible people who are as passionate about our cause as we are and one of them is Nina.

Nina was so touched by the life changing work we do that she has generously donated a place on her life-changing writers retreat in Paris – either in May or September 2019.

If you love writing and you have that novel or memoir that is ready to be created or refined with the guidance of an internationally acclaimed author and teacher, you can do it for a good cause.

Calling all writers!

 Imagine spending time in the world’s most romantic city where Hemingway and other authors found inspiration – it’s every writer’s dream.

 “A literary inspiration” – Glamour magazine

“One of the world’s best writing retreats” – The Age

We are opening this up to silent auction. The value of this five-day Paris writers retreat hosted by the Nina Rohm Literary Agency is US$ 1995.00 (R30 000).

This is a very special experience that has been donated to improve the lives of babies born with clubfoot.

Please share this with anybody you think would love this bucket list experience.

Send your bid by email with the title ‘5 days in Paris’ to gaby@steps.org.za by the end of day Monday 24 September.

Payment can be made by bank transfer or credit card.

 The final amount raised will support the successful treatment of babies born with clubfoot – so they can walk, run and play with their friends – without shame, pain or isolation from unnecessary disability. 

Hone your skills, polish your work and perfect your craft with fellow writers under the guidance of a NY Times best-selling author and literary agent – while knowing that you have contributed to a good cause.

You can view the full schedule here

Basic terms and conditions:

  1. The Paris Writers Retreat is held twice in the year, in May and September.
  2. This package is only valid for 2019.
  3. Included: Five day conference in a private loft in Paris, all conference sessions, continental breakfast each morning.
  4. You will need to make your own way to Paris, and arrange your own accommodation.

 

WENDY GOLDMAN ROHM heads The Rohm Literary Agency and is a NY Times best-selling author whose books have been published in 14 languages around the world. Her work has been published by Random House, The New York Times Syndicate International,  The Atlantic, Wired magazine, Tina Brown’s Talk magazine, Vogue, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Financial Times of London, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and many others. Her writing workshops were inspired by the honorary Masters Teas she presented at Yale University. She’s also been a literary agent and author for Sterling Lord Literistic; The Waxman Agency; Waterside Productions; and founded the Rohm Agency to represent emerging authors of fiction and nonfiction. She’s been a commentator on numerous national and international broadcasts, including: Nightline, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, and dozens of programs on NBC, CNBC, PBS radio and television, CNN, CBS, ABC, and BBC radio and television.

Story and manuscript development come alive at this acclaimed, professional workshop for authors of fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, plays and poetry. Develop your book, fine tune your manuscript, and perfect your writing in progress. Writers of all levels attend to generate new material, develop ideas, or shape their stories. The Paris Writers Retreat is presented twice a year, in May and September.

The conference is hosted by the Rohm Literary Agency and led by NY Times best-selling author and literary agent Wendy Goldman Rohm.   

At the conference, participating writers are guided through the creation process, fine tuning and perfecting their work from the seed of an idea to a high-quality draft.

The conference includes all sessions for five days and continental breakfast each morning.

There is an optional networking soiree and group dinner each evening.

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