Re-imagine writing as a sensual and intellectual process to unlock your voice.


Explore the connections between your thought, movement, and imagination and melt stubborn creative blocks.

Bypass anxiety and discover ease in all stages of writing, including rewriting.

Leave with specific guidelines and products to integrate the practice into your writing life.

 
 

What is Sense Writing?

Sense Writing is a ground-breaking approach to creative writing for writers and non-writers. Learn to work with your body and nervous system to uncover richer processes of artistic discovery and get to the core of your craft.

Sense Writing has been taught at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Kripalu Retreat and New York's Open Center. Start with Sense Writing I: Memory, Life Stories, and Fiction, and continue with Sense Writing II & III.

  • 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, Fiction Editor, Bomb Magazine
  • Okay, what's a less dramatic way of telling you that this class has changed my life?
    — Olga Kreimer, M.A. Candidate, University of Montana Journalism School, Los Angeles Review of Books Contributor
All workshops led by Sense Writing's Developer Madelyn Kent, former Faculty in Creative Writing at New York University. Contact her with any questions: Madelyn@sensewriting.org

All workshops led by Sense Writing's Developer Madelyn Kent, former Faculty in Creative Writing at New York University. Contact her with any questions: Madelyn@sensewriting.org


Park Slope, Brooklyn

 

Sense Writing I: Memory, Life Stories, and Fiction

Two-Day Workshop December 2 & 3

(2 spots left. Register below.)

For everyone. Sense Writing I is a prerequisite for all other workshops. For writers of all levels and genres.

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
  • Refine your craft
  • Complete two pieces of memoir and/or fiction.

Includes written feedback of your work by Madelyn.

Dates:

Saturday and Sunday, December 2 & 3, 12:30-5:00
Location: Yogasana, 118 3rd Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn

 

How to Registration

Sense Writing I: $300

  • A $100 deposit reserves your spot in each class. Pay by PayPal below or request an invoice payable by any credit card by contacting Madelyn.
  • All workshop fees include a Sense Writing Training© recording designed to help you continue your practice at home.
Sense Writing I- $300

Sense Writing II & III Workshops Resume in 2018

 


Other Courses:

Los Angeles in November, TBA

Los Angeles in November, TBA