Listening for the Word: A Writing Workshop That Uses the Words of Hildegard of Bingen for Inspiration

Listening for the Word: A Writing Workshop That Uses the Words of Hildegard of Bingen for Inspiration
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Monday, October 25, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Eastern Time

A 4-Session Course on Zoom facilitated by Linda Brown

Do you like to express yourself in words? During this course, we will explore writing by listening and reacting to some of the words of 12th century mystic, saint, and visionary, Hildegard of Bingen. Her brilliance allowed her to express the conflicts and issues of her age in ways that are startlingly modern and current, even radical.

This workshop is not about trying to create published authors, but is about demonstrating how the words of someone else can lead us to our own expression and enrich our lives in ways we have not anticipated.

The course will include practicing writing in several forms, based on your preference: prose, poetry and journaling. We will be sharing our writing with each other as well as our thoughts about Hildegard.

4 Mondays, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, 8 and 15
TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 pm, EST
PLACE: Zoom – A link will  be sent to participants before each session.
COST: $60 – $120 for all 4 sessions. Pay what you can in this range. Contact us here to inquire about financial assistance.
BOOKS NEEDED: The Journal of Hildegard of Bingen by Barbara Lachman and Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen by Matthew Fox

About your instructor
Linda Beatrice Brown has been a published writer for a great many years. She is the author of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and essays. Her most recent publication, The House of Gratitude: Poems for COVID Times, has been met with great enthusiasm.

She has taught writing and mentored other writers over the years. In this course, Linda will be offering her expertise about the craft of writing.




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