12643
Ripley
Sensory and Specific: A Creative Writing Course
Stop staring at the page and start writing like a pro! Find inspiration in the idyllic Appalachian foothills as you learn to craft sentences with all the richness of your five senses.
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Program No. 12643RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
599
6 days
5 nights
15 meals
5B 5L 5D
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At a Glance

Writing with all five senses makes for vivid, memorable language in poems, essays and memoirs. Take the plunge into the "five rivers," as poet Mary Oliver calls the senses. Examples, discussion, exercises and some laugh-out-loud wordplay for beginners and seasoned writers.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about writing styles from a professional writer, and spend hours in the studio practicing the art of writing.
  • Enjoy evening entertainment as a group, including a covered bridges field trip, or take advantage of free studio time.
  • Be inspired by the picturesque and tranquil backdrop of the Appalachian foothills and four peaceful lakes, and explore the area’s historic covered bridges, a two-story log cabin and a one-room schoolhouse.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.