An online adventure to ease your wanderlust and spark your creativity.
Self-guided six-week program starts when you're ready to take off!
"We write to taste life twice." Anais Nin
Calling all adventurers:
escape the mundane on the wings of your imagination.
You want to experience your travel memories in a richer way.
You want to share some of your travels through stories.
You need something fun to replace the stimulation of travel.
You want to anticipate upcoming trips in a creative way.
Start anytime and take the course at your own pace!
Imagine traveling via your pen
for fun and play
Have fun revisiting your travels and savoring the details
We write to remember and to discover. Revisiting our previous travels gives dimension and depth to our experiences.
Learn how to write or tell a good story
Lots of our stories won't be fit for others to read. That's okay. We'll explore basic story structure to help you craft even better stories.
Use your creativity to dream your next trips into existence.
What about upcoming trips? This class will give you the chance to design a creative trip using your enthusiasm and ideas.
Creativity + travel = more fun your way.
Cynthia, I am SO impressed by the amount of work and creative effort you've put into this course. The only travel writing classes I've ever taken were geared toward publishing and have never been that helpful. I write for me, so this class is perfect. The more I go through the class book, the more impressed and excited I am! The photos you included are FABULOUS! Plus your illustrations and the bonuses - everything! This book alone is worth the price of the class. I know I will use the class materials for years to come. -- Paula Hagar
Write Your Travel Stories
is designed for wanderers like you...
Point your compass toward fun
with your writer in the lead.
Commemorate a special trip.
Even jotting down some notes will give you the chance to relive and enhance that experience.
Plan a dream trip.
Use this class to dive into the heart of what you want to experience. Point your compass toward fun and let your writer lead.
Dive into the souvenirs you've collected along the way.
Here's a way to shake the dust off the photos and mementos and make something of them.
Is Write Your Travel Stories for You?
This is for you if you can say YES! to these things.
1. Reading this page make you ready to board the flight of the mind to explore your travels in writing.
2. The thought of penning your stories excite you, even if you don't consider yourself a writer.
3. You want to revisit some of the life-changing trips you've taken.
"I will definitely recommend this to others who are travelers at heart like me. I loved learning new ways to recall and process my travels.
This showed me how to celebrate what’s good in my writing instead of being focused only on what could be improved.
My biggest takeaway is that there are many ways I can “use” my travel experiences besides framing my photos to hang on the wall and making dinner table conversation. Thank you, Cynthia, I loved it!" -- Rosemary Berry
This is your chance to experience new adventures through your creativity, from the safety of your writing nook.
Six-week self-paced writing workshop
Weekly writing lessons
41 writing lessons
Explore your memories with creative lessons based on weekly themes. You will be able to use these on future adventures!'
Lessons are both in written and audio format, and you can access either according to your preferences.
BONUS! Class book
A gorgeous course workbook, filled with images, writing prompts, and the full course content.
Download it, print it, and enjoy a comprehensive resource of inspiration available to you any time, no matter if you are online or in the next park dreaming up and writing about your next journey.
Daily Writing prompts
38 writing prompts
You will receive visual and written travel-themed writing tickets to spark your imagination. These will get your creative juices going and help you develop and stick to a fun daily writing routine.
Private online forum
All the lessons are gathered in one place. Each day features a different lesson or prompt, dripped out day by day. You can access the forum anytime to see the lessons in order and online.
Visual storytelling guidance
Dig into your souvenirs, photos, and other travel memorabilia. You'll get ideas that you can use right away to be more arty and creative with your travel writing.
A new lesson or writing prompt becomes available every day. Make a folder in your email to compile them all for access when you want it.
"As a long-time amateur travel blogger and writer that has visited 45 countries, I am always looking for things to help me up my writing game and draw out my stories. Write Your Travel Stories with Cynthia Morris did just that. I was challenged to look at my stories in new ways, try new mediums that I never would have considered - like poetry, storyboarding, micro-fiction, and more.
Each new lesson and prompt opened a world to exploring my stories anew. I looked forward to the course and the prompts every single day. It was structured in an accessible way.
I cannot speak highly enough about how well this course was facilitated and put together. Each element was perfectly woven together to create a unique entry look at writing our travel stories. I am now motivated to continue on with a writing project I had put aside, and I wouldn't feel that if I hadn't taken this course.
I would recommend it to any type of writer looking to write outside of their normal box and break into the safe of their stories with the most creative sword." -- Sawrah Amini
This is your invitation to travel the world freely with your imagination.
You can do this on your own time and pace. No chance of falling behind or not keeping up.
The daily writing prompts are designed to delight, to give you new channels to explore and experiences to try. With this, we feel that thrill of the new when we travel.
"Working with Cynthia Morris has been an utter delight. Her warm open style encourages all levels. Thank you, Cynthia - you've returned a wholeness to my creative process, something that was missing a long time." -- Liz Scully
Learn how to:
- Capture your travel adventures on paper (or the screen), whether you are traveling or not.
- Write your own adventure resume.
- Develop your own writing prompts and stay motivated to write daily.
- Find your true voice.
- Use story containers to gather your words.
- Craft great stories that keep your readers glued to the page.
- Use poetry, haiku, and visual storytelling as a tool to get into the flow of writing.
- Use all your senses to explore the world around you and capture it with your words.
- Use your imagination to revisit trips you have taken or anticipate upcoming adventures through your writing
"This was my first writing workshop. I am a novice writer with lots of travel stories to write but I had no idea of where to begin. Your writing workshop was perfect for me. I didn't feel pressured to write or worried about what others would think of my writing. It was a completely non-threatening learning environment which was important to me. I appreciated learning about and trying new forms of writing.
Your writing tickets got me writing every day at last! They helped me to think about my trips and recall experiences. I definitely will sign up again for your next workshop. It was so much fun and I learned so much. Thank you, Cynthia, for a wonderful learning and writing month."
-- Carol Stevenson
Meet your writing coach and
bon vivante, Cynthia Morris
Hi there! I bet we have some things in common...I love to travel and am living life as a creative adventure.
I’m a certified coach, working with clients and students as a coach/teacher since 1999. One of my clients called me the Swiss Army Knife of writer’s coaches because of the range of experience I bring.
A writer since 1994, I have written in many genres: short story, essay, roundup articles for newspapers, non-fiction books, how-to articles and blogs, course curricula, and even a Paris historical novel.
Travel has informed me and my writing greatly. I've written these travel-related books: Leading Tours for Fun and Profit, Visit Paris Like an Artist, The Graceful Return, Chasing Sylvia Beach, and a memoir set in Portugal that's sitting safely in a drawer. My Journey Juju blog recounting my daily life in Portugal was a bit hit among armchair travelers! 🤓
I am also a watercolor artist and have dozens of sketchbooks filled with my travel experiences.
I've traveled extensively for over three decades. What does all this mean for you? I thrive when leading daring adventures. I live at my creative edge and help others thrive creatively, too. I will be writing alongside you in this class. This is the class I wanted to take, so I designed it with fun and creativity.
"I just want to say thank you for the Paris workshop, Cynthia. I had very high expectations for this experience and it exceeded them by far! I can honestly say that I know this has changed my life permanently. I needed this so much more than I even realized."
Write Your Travel Stories Is Not:
Feedback, critique, or “workshopping” for your writing.
Instruction on how to be a paid travel writer.
Journaling or morning pages.
An invitation to your perfectionist.