Inspired Words, Writing to Art 4/16
When you see a painting, what do you feel? When you look at a photograph, what memories surface? Tap into your creativity with the use of paintings, photographs, and objects as award-winning writer Elaine Person prompts you to write original stories, poems, and essays. Learn writing tools and techniques. Different genres of writing and reflection will be discussed. Short lunch break provided. Students will leave this workshop with their own written words. Skill level: All
Students are responsible for bringing note taking materials (pens/pencils and paper, laptop, etc.) and an extension cord.
Registration or withdrawal deadline is one week prior to the start date of this workshop.
Adjunct Instructor | Artistic Enrichment
Elaine Person, writer, instructor, editor, speaker, performer, and photographer has a parody of King Arthur included in Random House’s A Century of College Humor. Her writing is published in Florida Writer Association’s collections, The Florida Writer magazine, Sandhill Review, Not Your Mother’s Book, Poets of Central Florida, Haikuniverse.com, The Five-Two, Encore, (from National Federation of State Poetry Societies), Cadence, (Florida State Poets Association’s annual anthologies, which she co-edits), The Isolation Challenge, and Poetic Visions Museum of Art-Deland exhibit and anthology.
Elaine won the Saturday Evening Post limerick contest, East Lake County poetry contests, and NFSPS, and FSPA contests. She performs a one-woman show called Humor in A Hurried and Harried World. Elaine writes “Person”alized poems and stories for all occasions and teaches writing workshops.
Elaine Person says, “I love to help people write their own stories and poems. It gives me satisfaction to see their creativity pour out onto the page. Participants surprise themselves because writing to prompts works so well.”