Finding Your Voice: A Mindful Writing Retreat
June 7–9, 2013
The act of writing can open new windows of vision. Through a combination of free writing, shamatha meditation, and focused meditation, we may be able to clarify thoughts, emotions, and memories which have been tangled or suppressed as well as expand our imagination and voice. From the perspective of a calm and clear mind we can later fine tune our work. We can enjoy exploring new ways of expression and tap into what is unique and powerful within us. Open to people at all levels of writing skill and in any genre.
Read Maria Espinosa’s recent blog post: Memories of Mexico, SMC, and Writing a First Novel
Maria Espinosa is a novelist, poet, translator and teacher. Her publications include four novels and two collections of poems. Her novel Longing won an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation and her novel Dying Unfinished won the Josephine Miles Literary Award from PEN Oakland.