Making Friends with Your Inner Critic

WRITING 761.5E

Convert your inner critic into your inner champion in this course for writers who struggle with self-doubt, motivation, and feeling worthy.

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Starting at $159.00
As few as 1 day
0.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn to identify what triggers the voice of your inner critic
  • Use writing exercises and mindfulness techniques to disarm the critical voice
  • Start new and interesting writing projects to carry forward after class ends
  • Develop strategies for sticking to your goals when doubt creeps in

About this course:

Too often, our most compelling, honest, and original writing is silenced by the ruthless critic that dwells in our heads. The voice of the inner critic often bullies us into doubting the integrity of our own imaginations. In this course, you explore the essential quality of the critical voice that lives in you. You become familiar with what creates this critical voice and what drives those insidious messages it sends. By working with a variety of writing exercises across literary genres (poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction), along with simple mindfulness techniques, you learn new strategies that enable you to disarm the inner critic. By the end of the day, you make a surprising new friend (that dear inner critic!) and you have the beginnings of several new writing projects to explore with an unfettered mind.

Summer 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
Saturday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Instructor: Lesley Hyatt
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Fee:
$159.00
95 days left. Enroll by Aug 24, 2019
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 25 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after August 23, 2019
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Sat Aug 24, 2019
9:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 407

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