Where Writing Emerges from the Inside Out

Aspiring writers, break through the fear and anxiety holding back your creativity.

Experienced writers, discover how to hone your creative process freed from the pressure of expectations.

What is Sense Writing?

Sense Writing is a groundbreaking neuro-sensory approach to writing that anyone can use to unleash their creativity.

Through your body and nervous system, you will learn to…

Discover the links between movement, thought, and imagination.

Learn to work with your own nervous system to melt stubborn creative blocks.

Find ease in all the stages of writing, including rewriting.


What Others Are Saying

  • Kent’s Sense Writing workshop challenged struggle’s worth and reminded me of the original impulse that led me to make my life about writing.
    — Elephant Journal
  • Once I experienced this flow, I understood what my friend meant when she said Sense Writing changed everything for her.
    — Iva Radivojevic, Filmmaker, Guggenheim Recipient
  • The Sense Writing workshops access a profundity that other writing workshops have rarely attained at this level.
    — Raluca Albu, Current MFA Candidate, Columbia University
  • Okay, what's a less dramatic way of telling you that this class has changed my life?
    — Olga Kreimer, Yoga Teacher and Current M.A. Candidate, University of Montana Journalism School

 Teacher & Developer


All workshops led by Sense Writing's Developer Madelyn Kent, former Lecturer in Creative Writing at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Contact her with any questions.

A 2-Day Workshop in Berlin

16 & 17 November

Sense Writing I: Memory, Life Stories, and Fiction

For everyone. Die Workshop findet auf Englisch statt - die Teilnehmer können jedoch gerne auf Deutsch schreiben.

Discover your love of writing, whether you’re a beginner or a long-time writer struggling with a creative block. In a supportive environment that integrates accessible physical and writing exercises, you will learn to: 

  • Bypass body and language patterns that inhibit writing

  • Uncover the connections between nervous system regulation and creative flow

  • Complete two pieces of memoir and/or fiction.

Find lightness in your body and mine your imagination, all while connecting to the core of your craft. Sense Writing frees you from the thoughts you think you “should” be thinking so you learn to create without anxiety. Includes written feedback of your work by Madelyn.

Schedule and Cost

16 & 17 November, 12:30-17:00

Cornus Studio, Mahlerstraße 36, Berlin

Fee: 120€ (reserve your spot with a 60€ deposit below). Workshops filled quickly, so please reserve early.

No PayPal? You can write to me (madelyn@sensewriting.org) for an invoice payable by any credit card.

Berlin Sense Writing