Bird-Song Writing Practice Group. Teaches basic “Writing Practice” (based on Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones), a cumulative series of short exercises. Quiet your inner critic, delve into your unconscious, go deeper into your writing, and increase your creativity. Helps you learn how to write, to improve your writing, or to overcome writers’ block. For all levels of writers. $50. for 4-week session. Offered morning or evening. Begins during the week of March 7. Please call or write for exact dates and times.
The Art and Craft of Creative Writing. Learn the specific craft techniques you need in order to begin writing or improve your writing. We’ll do many inspiring exercises to generate material for your stories. Receive gentle optional feedback. For both beginning and intermediate writers. Six-week class. Offered morning or evening. Begins during the week of
April 4. Please call or write for exact dates and times.
Contact: Patricia Dove Miller
Patricia Dove Miller has been leading creative writing classes in Nevada County for the past twelve years, including those at the Center for the Arts, Sierra Writers, Wild Mt. Yoga Center, Mt. Stream Meditation Center, and Shambhala Center. She has attended writing workshops with Natalie Goldberg in Taos, and is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Pat has an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She is the former co-leader of the Women’s Writing Salon. Her memoir, Bamboo Secrets: One Woman’s Quest Through the Shadows of Japan, will be published May 2016.