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Hosted by Playwright/Screenwriter Cynthia Whitcomb

APRIL 19, 2020 on the new Celebrity Edge


Day 1 Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Sun 4/19)

Day 2 Writing at Sea (Mon 4/20)

Day 3 Writing at Sea (Tue 4/21)

Day 4 Writing at Sea (Wed 4/22)

Day 5 Writing at Sea (Thur 4/23)

Day 6 Writing at Sea (Fri 4/24)

Day 7 Writing at Sea (Sat 4/25)

Day 8 Writing at Sea (Sun 4/26)

Day 9 Tenerife, Canary Islands (Mon 4/27)

Day 10 Writing at Sea (Tue. 4/28)

Day 11 Writing at Sea (Wed 4/29)

Day 12 Mallorca, Spain (Thur 4/30)

Day 13 Barcelona, Spain (Fri 5/1)

Day 14 Provence, France (Sat 5/2)

Day 15 Florence/Cinque Terra (Sun 5/3)

Day 16 Rome, Italy disembarkation (Mon. 5/4)


All “At Sea” days will feature writing workshops from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Writing on your own in the afternoons. Dinner together at 6 pm, then evening writing salons 8 – 10 pm where we read aloud, critique our work and solve writing problems. With nine At Sea days, it’s possible to write more than 50 pages on this voyage.

Prices (per person, double occupancy, Airfare not incl.)

Interior $3,000. ($2,500. non-writing roommate)

Balcony $3,490. ($2,990. NWR)

$50 Deposit at time of registering.

$400 due Nov. 2019.

Final payment, Jan. 2020.

(Includes port taxes and fees)


The workshops will cover everything you need to know to successfully create, complete and market your projects.

Subjects include:

How to choose an idea. Research.

Story structure. Character Development.

Scene cards and Storyboards. Love Stories. Genres. Film, Theatre and Book Formats.

Style. Voice. Scene and Summary

Revising and Polishing. Using Right Brain/Left Brain. Laura Whitcombs Novel Shortcuts

How to Write a Non-Fiction Book Proposal

Agents, Editors, Producers & Managers.

Pitching. Editing. Breaking in.


Cynthia Whitcomb has sold over 70 screenplays, 30 of which have been produced on national television. She’s been nominated for the Emmy, WGA, and Edgar Allan Poe Awards. She has written 3 screenwriting books and taught writing at the UCLA Film School. She has written roles for such stars as Jason Robards, Ellen Burstyn, Martin Sheen, Liev Schreiber, Gena Rowlands and Anjelica Huston. Since 2007 she has been an active playwright in Oregon.


Writers who have already taken 3 cruises with Cynthia will not be charged for the class.

(They will pay the non-writing roommate rate.)


To register email Walt Schaffrick at

(800)210-9444 option #2






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