COMPASSION AND PERSONAL NARRATIVE WITH Lara Naughton
Personal narrative can be challenging; it’s painful to dredge up a pivotal experience and can be threatening to examine it from multiple perspectives. Yet if our goal is to write about ourselves and our antagonists as full-bodied characters rather than archetypes, we may need to confront our habitual judgments. As Anaïs Nin said, “We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” Applying compassion in the writing process can help us explore personal subject matter with courage and honesty. This workshop will focus on writing prompts in order to generate new material, or a new perspective on old material.
THU 3/22 10:30 AM
Individual tickets to this event are available for $25
The Historic New Orleans Collection