02/09 Voice Lessons: Writing Sensuous Prose with Judy Reeves
Sweet and tender, wild and passionate, bitter and reeking of revenge, love stories of all kinds are what we love. In this three-hour workshop, we’ll work with the language of love—sensuous and sexy or suggestive and sly. We’ll read a few short love stories and scenes from longer ones, and try our hand at writing our own. Exercises in wordplay and tips on how to write a sex scene without using four-letter words will be part of our morning, which will include lots of laughter and the spontaneity that comes when writing in a group.
Judy Reeves is a writer, teacher and writing practice provocateur whose books include A Writer’s Book of Days; Writing Alone, Writing Together; A Creative Writer’s Kit and The Writer’s Retreat Kit. Her work has also appeared in the San Diego Reader, The Frozen Moment, A Year in Ink, Vols I and 5 and other anthologies. Two plays, written with a women’s writing ensemble, were produced in the Fritz Blitz. In addition to leading private writing workshops and retreats, Judy teaches at UCSD Extension and speaks at writing conferences internationally. A tenth anniversary Revised Edition of A Writer’s Book of Days was named Best Nonfiction in the 2010 San Diego Book Awards. Her latest release is the Daily Appointment Calendar for Writers. Her website is judyreeveswriter.com She blogs at livelymuse.com.
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