MUSE Lunchtime Lecture with Travel Author Dave Fox
Thursday, February 23 | 12:15-1:15 | CTIHB 109
Travel and the Art of Storyfinding
Our journeys are often short, but the stories we accumulate along the way can last a lifetime. Bestselling author and travel humorist Dave Fox shares tales from his international adventures, and teaches how you can have have richer, more meaningful cultural experiences – around the block or around the world.
Writing Workshop with Humor & Travel Author Dave Fox
Thursday, February 23 | 3:15-4:45 | LNCO 2110
Globejotting: How to Write the Stories of Your Journeys
Learn from a pro how to craft scintillating travel tales. Author and writing coach Dave Fox teaches how to write travel journals that capture the full spirit of your adventures, and how to then transform your personal diaries into stories readers will love. Regardless of your literary goals or current skill level, you’ll learn how to write in ways that enhance your journeys instead of gobbling up precious time, and how writing can make you a more observant and immersed traveler.
Dave Fox is a bestselling humor and travel author, a lively public speaker, and a passionate writing coach. Originally from the United States, he has lived in England, Turkey, Norway, and Singapore, and is currently based in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. “People often ask me how many countries I’ve visited,” he says. “I don’t like that question. Travel should be about collecting stories, not competing for passport stamps.” You can learn more about him on his website, Globejotting.com.