February 27th — April 3rd, 2019
In my next 6-week writing course, in my Kaua‘i living room, we will dive deeply into how place is a critical aspect of bringing our stories alive for the reader.
In this course, I have selected inspirational excerpts by fiction writers, poets and memoirists – works of art that will help us understand the subtleties and textures of place in story – We will explore scenes out of a Handmade’s Tale, the way Italo Calvino drops us into Italy or the way place shows up in poems by Mary Oliver and W.S. Merwin. Think Joyce in Ireland or Virginia Woolf in London! Authors will inspire us to create our own scenes of place using all our senses, so our readers can travel with us to the unexpected. Guest author to be announced!
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Laura Lentz specializes in helping writers access personal stories through deeply themed curriculum and heart opening writing prompts to create content for works in progress. She is an intuitive structural editor and creative coach. Her students become part of an intimate writing community that continues to connect and share work together daily. She will be teaching and on a panel at the November 2018 Kauai Writers Conference. Other workshops include The Muse of Mythology, STORYquest, Mothers & Daughters, Sex on the Page, The Poetry Room and Story Marketing.