Various prompts will incite your creativity. Form new works from the essay and poetry to fiction and creative nonfiction. Led by Morgan Meis
May 11 - May 24, 2018 [14 days]
This course will explore creative writing by using object and narrative prompts. For instance, looking at a renaissance painting becomes the occasion for writing a poem. Walking through an ancient forest stimulates ideas for an essay that meditates on the relationship between nature and human history. Read and respond to each other’s projects guided by the instructor.
Writers of all experience levels are welcome.
Medieval castles and Etruscan tombs will prompt your creativity. Experience the history and culture of Tuscany as you create new works of poetry and fiction as well as lyric essays and creative non fiction.
Strengthen process to identify and pursue creative writing exercises
Technical knowledge of various formats
Advanced narrative structure development
STUDIO LIFE AND HISTORY
Creative writing consolidates experiences, memories, and poetics into a shared experience. Travel and writing go hand in hand. While exploring new territories, new ideas, methods, and perspectives emerge. Many famous writers traveled to Europe to see major artworks and reflect on personal and historic time. Hone in on your skills in the workshop group setting. “One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller “One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.” Jack Kerouac