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Writing from the Heart

Location: UCB 104

The most powerful writing comes from the heart. What do you care about? What inspires you? What is special in your life? Write about the people and things that matter to you. Write to touch, inspire, move, persuade, and provoke readers. Write with emotion, write with spirit. Write from your own truest self to help others find theirs. This course explores the kind of writing that changes people, oneself included. And it begins honestly, one word, one day at a time. Class includes short writing exercises and tips and tricks, including creating a safe space for writing, overcoming barriers to writing, taking chances with emotion and humor, techniques to inspire and persuade.

Dates: July 6 - 20, 2017, Thursdays, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Instructor: Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Instructor Bio: Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, a writer, speaker, activist and multicultural educator who teaches at the University of Michigan, and is the author of “Where Lava Meets the Sea—Asian Pacific American Postcards from Hawaii” instructs this dynamic workshop that is open to anyone.

Special Restrictions: Tuition: $55
Required: Bring a notebook and pen.

For more information, contact: CCECS@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7830

Tags: CCECS Non-Credit Summer Workshop Training Writing from the Heart Writing Creative Arts

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