Item description for Words in Place: Reconnecting With Nature Through Creative Writing (Steiner/Waldorf Learning Resources) by Paul Matthews...
This nine-week writing course follows a path through the realms of nature, from mineral to plants, animal, and people. By exploring the qualities of each, Words in Place encourages the writer to find a unique, authentic voice and to forge a new relationship the inner and outer worlds.
Paul Matthews offers a rich variety of creative techniques and exercises, including "haiku hikes," word and story games, written conversation, collaborative writing, and "tiny tales."
The reader will enjoy this powerful and unusual book both for its help in connecting with nature and for its insights into imagination and the poets and writers who created the literary geography of East Sussex, the author's home.
WEEK ONE: Opening Our Senses to Each Other and the World
WEEK TWO: Earth, Water, Air, and Fire
WEEK THREE: Turning a New Leaf
WEEK FOUR: The Flowering Garden and Our Responses to It
WEEK FIVE: The Animal in Nature
WEEK SIX: Giving Voice to the Animals
WEEK SEVEN: Being Human
WEEK EIGHT: The Story We Belong to
WEEK NINE: Walking Back the Way We Came
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.11" Width: 5.83" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Aug 30, 2007
Publisher Hawthorn Press
ISBN 1903458692 ISBN13 9781903458693
Availability 0 units.
More About Paul Matthews
Alexander Herman studied at Trinity College Dublin and McGill University. His writing has appeared in both print and online publications. He lives in Montreal.
Paul Matthews studied English Literature at Oxford University. His writing has appeared in "Toronto Life," "Maisonneuve," and the "Globe and Mail," and he has directed three short films.
Andrew Feindel studied at the Richard Ivey School of Business and is the co-author of "True Wealth Management," He is a financial planner for Investors Group.