Sacred Earth Journeys to Host Writers' Workshop With Bestselling Author on Greek Island of Hydra

Press Release ( - VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Aug 22, 2016 - Bestselling author, documentary filmmaker and broadcast scriptwriter Phil Cousineau ( will lead a Sacred Earth Journeys hosted writers’ workshop and retreat Oct. 6-16, 2016, on the picturesque island of Hydra in Greece’s Aegean Sea.

Writers of every genre and experience level are welcome to get professional coaching to spark fresh inspirations, polish their story-telling skills and gain insights into navigating the publishing business.

Each student will get one-on-one consultations along with interactive group sessions. To ensure maximum personal attention, Hydra Writer’s Retreat ( is limited to only 15 participants, so early registration is recommended. Cousineau is a successful writer who enjoys helping aspiring authors get published. He has mentored hundreds of students in the fields of novels, poetry, non-fiction and even gaming scripts.

Cousineau will begin each day’s workshop with a reading from Greek literature before diving into writing sessions that include creative games, exercises in visualization, experimentation with story structures and practice in writing dialogue. There will be time for personal creative solitude as well as social interaction and networking.

Private motor vehicles aren’t allowed on the 20-square-mile island of Hydra; transportation is by horse, mule, donkey and water taxi. Hotel accommodation for the week-long retreat is a short walk from the port in a former sponge factory that was lovingly restored and transformed with all the modern amenities (including free wi-fi) while retaining its authentic character.

Greek food, traditional beverages, hospitality and zest for life are world famous. Participants will enjoy a traditional meal in a charming, family-run taverna for their Welcome Dinner. The itinerary (…) includes daily breakfasts, several lunches and a Farewell Dinner as well. See:….

Sacred Earth Journeys ( has been a leader in experiential travel since 2003. Its president, Helen Tomei, said, “This is a golden opportunity for writers to re-ignite their passion and polish their craft in a breathtaking Greek island location, while making new friends with kindred spirits from around the world.”

For more information, program availability and reservations please visit, email:, or call toll-free: 1.877.874.7922 (Local number: 1.604.874.7922).

About Sacred Earth Journeys

Since 2003 Sacred Earth Journeys has offered spiritual journeys around the world as well as custom sacred tours, and retreats to countries as diverse as Peru, Mexico, India, Ireland, England, Bali, Greece, Turkey, Bhutan and beyond. They are dedicated to providing a more meaningful and rewarding travel experience, specializing in sacred sites tours and spiritual travel. Curated journeys combine respect and reverence for ancient wisdom traditions with the joy of exploring some of the planet’s most beautiful and captivating landscapes. Sacred Earth Journeys works closely with passionate tour leaders to create sacred travel programs that will further one’s inner journey while guiding travelers through the mythic heart of each country visited. Hand-crafted itineraries are infused with personal contacts and resources that draw on years of experience and local knowledge. On many journeys, participants have the honor of meeting local wisdom keepers, traditional healers, shamans, musicians, artists, authors, or other local experts to learn from their immense wisdom and knowledge.

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