Literary Advocate workshop- October 2016

THE LITERARY ADVOCATE AND AGITATOR:

CREATIVE WRITING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND SOCIAL CHANGEagitating pen

This joyous 1-day workshop celebrates the transformational power of the written word.

It is open to all human service practitioners – activists, subversives, storytellers and introverts – curious to explore novel and surprising ways they and the people they work with can use writing to bring about growth and change.

Creative writing is undergoing a renaissance across many human service domains – from therapy to group work to organizational culture building, to community development.

This busy, highly interactive workshop will introduce you to the possibilities prdisadvlightovided by:

  • Stretch Listing
  • 6-Word Stories
  • Little Books
  • ‘Dear You’ and ‘Therapeutic’ Letters
  • Micro Stories and Fiction
  • Communal Writing
  • Message in a Bottle
  • Therapeutic Poetry and Song-writing.
  • Memoirs
  • Harnessing The Power of Metaphor
  • Poster and T-shirt design
  • Planning a Community Writing Group.

Warning: This workshop takes place in a PowerPoint Free Zone.

Participants need to bring trustworthy writing implements.

Participants may leave never wanting to write a case note ever again.

 The Presenter

Russell capt grumpyDeal is a writer, publisher, facilitator, social worker and teacher.

He is also the Founder of St Luke’s Innovative Resources which has a worldwide reputation with human service practitioners for its creative use of visual metaphor to create stories of growth and change. Russell has helped design, author and publish over 60 conversation-building tools which he has continued into private practice. www.metaphors.ink

In 2014 Russell was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for service to Social Work and the Community.

This will be his only workshop in Brisbane in 2016.

When?  9.30a.m. – 4.30 p.m. Thursday 20 October 2016

Where?  Northside Meetings, 110 Windsor Rd Red Hill, Brisbane

How Much? $275 (inc.GST) includes all materials, a delicious lunch and refreshments

To register, please click here

NOTE: Places strictly limited- secure your place now to avoid disappointment.

“Russell’s workshops are … different” (Russell’s Mum)

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