PROSE WORKSHOP: Writing the Second Half of Life
August 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 21, 2021
Through discussion and mindfulness exercises, explore your rich, creative life.
WRITING THE SECOND HALF OF LIFE WITH JOANNE NELSON
The second half of life is not defined by a particular age. Rather, it begins in a moment brought about by all manner of life changing circumstances–a time when we recognize the need to reconsider who we are apart from roles, occupations, and daily duties. Join us to explore this rich, creative time of life through writing, discussion, and mindfulness exercises.
THIS PROGRAM IS PRESENTED VIRTUALLY
This workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. Sessions will be held on Saturdays, August 14 and 20 . Tuition for the two-part workshop is $60. Write On members receive a 10% discount. To become a member, please click here. To register for this workshop online, please click the button below. For other registration options, please call 920.868.1457.
Joanne Nelson is the author of the memoir, This is How We Leave, from Vine Leaves Press. Her writing appears in anthologies and literary journals such as Brevity, the Citron Review, the museum of americana, Consequence, and Redivider. In addition, she is a frequent contributor to “Lake Effect” on WUWM—Milwaukee’s NPR affiliate. Certified by the McLean Meditation Institute as a meditation and mindfulness teacher, Nelson lives in Hartland, Wisconsin, where she develops and leads community programs, maintains a psychotherapy practice, and teaches creative writing classes for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Waukesha continuing education program. She holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and an MSSW from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. More information is about her programs can be found at wakeupthewriterwithin.com