“Writer’s Reset: Mapping Your Writing Goals for 2023” with Julie Poole
February 4 2023 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST$59.00 – $119.00
This Event is for Members only.
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$59 for Members
$119 for Non-Members
All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month.
When the new year arrives, it presents a perfect opportunity to recommit to our writing practices and tap into what we need to be at our creative best.
While it’s tempting to charge full tilt toward the next big writing goal, it’s critical to reflect on why it’s a goal in the first place and what it will take to achieve it. As writers, we need to constantly reconnect with our sense of purpose—why we write—and, from there, adjust so that we have the support, good health, and routines in place in order to do what we love. This class is designed to help writers do just that. Students will walk away from this experience with an achievable goal for the coming year and a road map with accountability milestones to guide the way.
TAKE THIS CLASS IF
- You’re writing fiction, nonfiction, or poetry and you want to establish your 2023 goals.
- You have a goal in mind for 2023 but don’t know where to start or what steps to take to achieve that goal.
- You’re in need of a plan to hold yourself accountable.
- You want to learn more about how you tick. When do you feel most in the zone? What are your favorite ways to avoid writing?
- You want to better understand why you write.
- You want to get clear on your artistic purpose.
- You’re curious about how other writers stay devoted to their craft.
- You want to feel less strain, ease up on the self-criticism, and get unhooked from the comparison trap.
The deadline to register for this class is Friday, February 3 at 5:00 PM CST.
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HOW WLT CLASSES WORK:Our classes offer a combination of lecture and practical exercises, determined by the individual instructor, on focused aspects of the craft and business of writing. Your fellow participants will come from a range of writing experience, from beginners to people with MFA degrees and published books. WLT instructors, participants, and administrators all work together to create a welcoming, supportive environment.
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This project is also supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.