Thursday, May 20, 2010

Announcing a day of healing and hope in North Carolina!

All Day Writing Workshop

Discover how you can use writing for healing and hope!

Those of us in it know that grief can overwhelm us. Writing about our emotions calms our nerves, lowers our heart rate, and decreases our blood pressure. The tool of writing through the pain of heartache provides a respite for our sorrow and coats us with a soothing balm. No wonder writing has been called an essential tool for healing.

Writing the Heartache All Day Writing Workshop

When: Saturday, July 17, 2010

Time: 8 AM to 5 PM

Instructor: Alice J. Wisler of Daniel’s House Publications (BSW, award-winning novelist, cookbook author, first place winner of Carolina Woman poetry contest 2001, workshop leader, conference speaker, writer of grief-related articles, Open to Hope contributor, former Tributes and LARGO newsletter editor, and designer of remembrance cards)

Where: Country Inn and Suites near the Raleigh-Durham Airport 201 Airgate Drive, Morrisville, NC

What’s provided:

* All day workshop with instruction on writing from the grieving heart

* In-depth teaching on writing poetry, letters, essays, and keeping a journal

* Guided writing sessions

* Pen and notepad

* Mid-morning coffee/tea and snack break

* Light catered lunch

* Mid-afternoon coffee/tea break

* Gift for all attendees

* Two future follow-up online critique sessions with Alice

Objective: To learn how to use writing as an effective tool for healing and hope. While the primary focus of the workshop is on writing after the death of a significant loved one (spouse, parent, sibling, child, friend), some take the workshop to write about broken relationships.

Feel free to bring: Up to three pages of poetry or a piece you’ve written pertaining to your loss.

Cost: $130 per person if payment received by 6/20; after 6/20, $140 per person

Bring a friend and save! $240 for you and your friend ($20 savings)

For all past attendees of the online grief-writing course, Writing the Heartache, take $25.00 off the price and pay $105.00 per person.

Seated is limited, so please secure your spot today.
To register, go to this page of Alice's website

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