Sense Writing in Jerusalem & Tel Aviv

Register for more than one workshop and receive 10% off each.


Explore the connections between thought, movement, and imagination and learn to bypass anxiety.

Discover ease in all stages of writing, including rewriting.

Leave with specific guidelines and products to bring the practice home.

 
 

What is Sense Writing?

Sense Writing is a ground-breaking approach to creative writing that works with training your nervous system to find flow and melt stubborn creative blocks. Combining accessible writing and movement sequences, Sense Writing has helped hundreds of people around the world— non-writers and writers— get to the core of their writing craft. 

Organized in three levels, Sense Writing starts with Sense Writing I: Memory, Life Stories, and Fiction, and continues with Sense Writing II & III.


 

What the Community is 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, Writer and Editor, Guernica Magazine
  • Okay, what's a less dramatic way of telling you that this class has changed my life?
    — Olga Kreimer, Journalist, Los Angeles Review of Books

 Teacher & Developer

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All workshops led by Sense Writing's Developer Madelyn Kent, former Lecturer in Creative Writing at New York University and Feldenkrais Practitioner.


 

Jerusalem Workshop

Sense Writing I: Memory, Life Stories, and Fiction

A 2-day Workshop 15 & 16 June

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For everyone. Sense Writing I is a prerequisite for all other workshops.

In a supportive environment that integrates accessible physical and writing exercises, you will learn to calm your nervous system, 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. 

  • Work with the nervous system to interrupt body and language patterns that inhibit writing
  • Find pleasure in all the stages of writing including rewriting
  • Complete two pieces of memoir and/or fiction

Includes written feedback of your work by Madelyn. 

 

Dates: Thursday, 15 June, 10:00-14:30 & Friday, 16 June, 10:00-14:30

Location: Studio at Agi Yoga, Hebron Road 33, Jerusalem


Sense Writing II & III in Tel Aviv

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Sense Writing I & II will take place at the Studio at Kedem 131 with a view of the beach pictured here. There is time built-in to eat and linger by the sea. Plenty of free parking and just a 30-minute bus ride from Carmel market.

 

Sense Writing II: Making Connections

A 3-session Workshop Starting 13 June

Open to those who have taken Sense Writing I.

In this workshop, you will learn how to sustain larger pieces-- without struggle. By working deeply with the first two principles of Sense Writing:

  • Learn to listen to and expand your own writing by uncovering connections within your work
  • Identify and develop the inherent elements of craft that are forming within your writing
  • Clarify your creative goals and work towards them effectively and with ease in and out of the classroom.

Writers will complete 2-3 stories of non-fiction, fiction, or both. If they haven't yet, by the end of Sense Writing II, participants will have landed on a specific project. This class prepares students for Sense Writing III: The Workshop, where writers will be working toward a larger piece (a novel, collection of stories, play, or screenplay) in their chosen genre.


Sense Writing II Dates: Tuesday evenings, 13 & 20 June, 18:45- 21:45, and Friday, 23 June 10:00-15:30

Location: Seaside retreat at the Studio at Kedem 131, Jaffa

Registration and Pricing are below. All workshop fees include a Sense Writing Training© recording designed to help you continue the practice at home. See below for details.


Sense Writing III: The Workshop

A 4-session Workshop Starting 11 June

Course Description: A repeating workshop, open to those who have already participated in Sense Writing III or have completed Sense Writing II.

Now that you have the practice in your bones, this workshop allows you to spiral through all four principles of Sense Writing while working towards larger pieces without feeling over-whelmed. The series is designed so that by the end of your first iteration of Sense Writing III, you will be working towards a collection of shorter works or a longer piece (a book, screenplay, or play) in your chosen genre-- with a sense of ease and trust.  Know where you are going while still remaining open to the process.  Repeat the workshop as often as it fits your creative goals. 


Sense Writing III Dates: Sunday evenings, 11, 18, 25 June, 19:00-21:30, and Friday, 30 June 10:00-15:30

Location: Hartzion 104, Building 3, 1st floor.


Pricing

Sense Writing I: 720 NIS*

Sense Writing II: 850 NIS

Sense Writing III: 950 NIS

* Register for Sense Writing I in Jerusalem with a friend, 1300 NIS (650 NIS each)

 Reserve Your Spot

by Credit Card, Israeli Bank Transfer, or Paypal

*Workshops fill up, so please reserve your spot early with a 200 NIS deposit for each class. Deposits are non-refundable but never expire. If you need to cancel before the start of the workshop, you could use the deposit for the next one.

* Register for more than one workshop and receive 10% off each. (Discount is applied after the deposit is paid).


To pay the deposit you can use the following. Remainder payable by cash or post-dated checks.

  • Credit card: To request an invoice payable by any credit card, email me at Madelyn@sensewriting.org
  • Bank Transfer: Discount Bank, Branch: 26, Account Number: 124440594, Madelyn Kent. Please email me and let me know which class you are registering for.
  • PayPal below.
Sense Writing I Jerusalem 720 NIS
Sense Writing II Tel Aviv 850 NIS
Sense Writing III Tel Aviv 950 NIS

Upcoming courses:


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Sense Writing I– Los Angeles Coming in July

for more information: Madelyn@sensewriting.org


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Sense Writing I & II – Istanbul May 22-May 27