Beyond Self-Esteem: 7 Fresh Hacks Around Writer's Block


Explore 7 techniques you can use to eliminate writer's block and get back to putting words on the page.

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As few as 1 day

What you can learn.

  • Investigate what can cause writer's block
  • Engage in activities and exercises drawn from various realms to get words flowing
  • Learn a practical approach to getting around whatever is in your way
  • Rediscover the joy of putting play back into your writing routine

About this course:

Most attempts to deal with writer’s block focus on the writer’s emotional state, particularly with regard to self-esteem. While these approaches have value, other weapons are available to enter one’s creativity that have nothing to do with one’s feelings. This workshop introduces seven hacks to bypass writer’s block. This workshop will be built around playful exercises drawing from playground games, TV writers’ room pitch-outs, mystical consultation, and technology, among other tools. Writers will complete the workshop with an arsenal of new tools to defibrillate their creativity beyond intensive inner gazing.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 06, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Henry Lien
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Location: Remote Classroom

Enrollment opens two weeks prior to the event. Enrollment limited. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Along with Mr. Lien, this workshop is co-taught by Jerry Lee Davis, author/playwright who has over 20 years’ experience teaching. 

This course meets in person at the designated class meeting time and location. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Course Requirements
Internet access required to access course materials.
Sat Jul 20, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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