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Writing Workshop – Struck by Lightning!

23 March, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$60 – $90

Course Agenda:

This workshop is designed to determine how to best access creative energy – and see its potential as the source for writing.

This class consists of writing exercises to kick-start ideas, and class workshops to begin to develop these further.

Participants will learn how best to respect their creativity and make space in their lives to write.

Participants will explore what inspires them – which for each writer is different.

Suitable for: all genres

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Where do stories come from?  Why do we want them?  Why do we keep on writing them?

We might have a brilliant idea, but all too often it remains just that – a brilliant idea.  You’ve all heard the saying that everyone has one novel in them.  Okay, where are all these unwritten novels?  How do we bridge the yawning chasm between an idea and its possibilities?

The term “writing flow” is common enough, but how many writers nurture an environment that allows them the dreaming time necessary to become hard copy? 

Pablo Neruda beautifully captured the elusive spirit of creativity in his poem titled Poetry, which contains the following lines:  ‘And it was at that age…  Poetry arrived in search of me.  I don’t know where it came from, from winter or a river…’

 

To book of for further information visit www.ballaratwriters.com

Details

Date:
23 March, 2013
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$60 – $90
Event Category: