Five Monkeys, Five Marvels: Moving Past
Obstacles on Your Journaling Path
An Online Class with Dr. Sherry Reiter
July 3-August 6
Our Price $150.00
Member Price $125.00
Sometimes the writing life gives us marvels and delights. At other times, it may feel like there is a monkey on your back – and it’s hard to write when there is a small critter weighing you down and jabbering away! Join Sherry Reiter online to explore the pitfalls and dead ends in the journaling process, and rejuvenate yourself through transformative writing.
| ||Dr. Sherry Reiter, an award winning educator and creative arts therapist, is Director of The Creative Righting Center. She trains writers and helping professionals who use voice, literature, and writing for personal growth and healing. Dr. Reiter is past president of The National Association for Poetry Therapy and the National Federation for Biblio/Poetry Therapy and current coordinator of Poets-Behind-Bars. She is co-author of Writing away the Demons: Stories of Creative Coping Through Transformative Writing (North Star Press, 2009). |
In this five week online flex-time series, you will learn about:
- The 5 most common obstacles or monkeys that obstruct journal writing
- Specific hands-on creative techniques that will stop your beast from “monkeying around” and put you back on the creative track
- Five transformative principles that provide a strong foundation for your writing
- Examples of writing in the face of emotional challenges
- Weekly writing exercises to share online and receive online feedback
A Comment from a Class Participant:
"Sherry Reiter is one of the most knowledgeable, dedicated, and truly gifted healers in the field of transformational language arts. I've taken her workshops, and marveled over the loving attention she gives to students and the thoroughness with which she prepares her courses so that they flow as creative and soulful experiences."--Julie
Flexible online class format and schedule:
- Sherry posts awritten lesson with writing assignment on Tuesday.
- You post your response to the assignment by early the following Monday.
- Sherry will respond to your posting by Monday evening.
- Class members may respond to your posting as well as you respond to others participants.
- This weekly pattern repeats for five weeks.