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Plein Air Writing Practice

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Course Description:

Join us each month as we explore outdoor settings around the Monterey Peninsula and use timed writings to coax spontaneous thoughts onto paper. During each session, we walk in silence, write, then read aloud to each other without comment. Inspired by the work of Peter Elbow and Natalie Goldberg, our writing process often takes us to the intersection of spontaneity and authenticity, where the personal and universal sit side by side.


Tuition: $45.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

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Tuesdays, Sept. 11; Oct. 9; Nov. 13; Dec. 11 *9:30am - noon* (4 sessions)


Locations Vary


Roxane Buck-Ezcurra is a Senior Exhibit Writer and Editor for the Monterey Bay Aquarium. She consults with nonprofit organizations and philanthropic foundations that seek positive, sustainable change. Kathy Whilden is a Soto Zen Priest and Zen meditation teacher at Monterey Bay Center in Carmel. Kathy has worked with Natalie Goldberg in timed writing workshops and blogs about life in Monterey