Sense Writing's workshop was held in Zurich in November, 2016.

If you are interested in studying this “revolutionary approach to the process of writing,” please check out the 12-Week Sense Writing Course.

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/Tisch School of the Arts. Contact her with any questions.

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Sense Writing I: Memory, Life Stories and Fiction in Zurich

Discover your love of writing in the first course of the series. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced writer struggling with a block, Sense Writing I is your way in. 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.

In a supportive environment, you will learn to:

  • Interrupt body and language patterns that inhibit writing.

  • Find pleasure in all stages of writing, including re-writing.

  • Complete three pieces of non-fiction or fiction.