Learn how writers cope with rejection and remain resilient in working toward their goals
Get tips on how to combat procrastination that can keep you from writing
Understand how writer’s block happens and how you can get creativity flowing
Complete exercises that teach you how to stimulate your imagination
About this course:
Writer/Producer/Professor/Psychotherapist Laurence Rosenthal provides insight to the science of the mind and its relationship to the creative spirit in order to demonstrate ways you can access your thoughts, feelings, and experiences to help you navigate creative challenges and give your writing greater depth. This course addresses issues of writer’s block, procrastination, and rejection by offering tips on how to maximize your output. Through anecdotes and exercises, you learn to set yourself up for success and practice techniques for stimulating your imagination, while lowering the volume of your critical voice.
Winter 2024 Schedule
Date & Time
Wednesday 5:00PM - 8:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 10, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
Enrollment opens two weeks prior to the event. Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted.
This course is held via video teleconference. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer a live class meeting at the designated time. Students must be present at the course meeting time to participate in the class.
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Wed Jan 24, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
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