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$45.00 2.5-hour guided writing experience includes: Notebook and Pen This Guided Writing Tour, offered in partnership with Airbnb, is bookable HERE: WHAT WE’LL DO The magic of self-expression is activated in an art-filled environment. As your guide and companion, I invite you to immerse in that magic, cultivate your authentic voice, and share in an inspirational, memorable experience in a safe group setting. On this Guided Writing Tour, we'll have fun exploring the theme of CONCEPTS AND INTUITIONS. Your unique response to the current exhibit will lay the groundwork for your writing. Whether you’re writing screenplays, stories or songs – you’ll likely encounter a new perspective about yourself and your work. As an Emmy-nominated, award-winning and multi-published writer, I’m passionate about sharing my expertise with writers at every level. If you like, you'll receive supportive feedback from fellow writers along with professional, individualized writing coaching from me. Guided Writing Tours are designed to give you permission to write with a brand-new perspective and support your personal transformation through writing. You’ll feel the joy of filling pages to express your stories in ways only you can express. You'll leave with the excitement of new ideas and the knowledge that you’ve just become a better writer! WHERE WE'LL BE The Hammer Museum devotes its space to artists who challenge us to view our world in a new way and inspire change by igniting our imaginations. In addition to viewing the current exhibit, we'll have an interactive experience with functional art, and plenty of time to write, reflect and share in the airy, open courtyard. Additional notes: We’ll discuss elements of process and craft, such as: - How to become fluent in your authentic storytelling voice - How to get excited about your writing practice - How to redirect the ‘critical voice’ in your head so you can keep writing Solo travelers are welcome to book this Tour. In the event that fewer than 2 people book, the Tour will be abbreviated to 1.5 hours, and the focus will become more individualized. An RSVP only holds your spot if you’ve booked on Airbnb. Initial bookings close twenty-four hours before Tour starts. Additional RSVPs close one hour before Tour starts. ABOUT YOUR GUIDE, KAREN A native Angeleno, I’m an Emmy-nominated screenwriter, award-winning fiction and memoir writer, fluent in multiple writing formats – screenwriting, narrative prose, poetry, informational content. Passionate about writing process and practice, I encourage and support all types and levels of writing. Admission to the HAMMER is free. Museum-validated parking is $6.00 cash for 3 hours. Email [masked] for more information, or to request this Tour as a custom, Private Tour for your group. Here’s what people are saying about Guided Writing Tours: “Karen is awesome! There was unexpected writing and creativity that came out of me by the way that she works! I love her methods of connecting to the space and your body! I also loved that she showed me how to release judgement and pressure, really unleash the writing! It took the pressure off of it having to fit a mold and I felt so much more freedom! I am so excited that I want to do more Guided Writing Tours and plan a private group tour!” - Courtney S. ______________________________________________________________________ “I came out of the workshop with two pages of what will be one of my best written short stories in some time. I love the concept, and Karen is patient, supportive and knowledgeable about both the writing craft and the art. Definitely, sign up for Karen's next guided writing tour!!!” - Nadya R.

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard · Los Angeles

Respond by: 12/28/2018

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Guided Writing Tours are themed writing excursions to evocative locations with an award-winning writer. Each tour is unique in that it is customized to the needs of the group. Locations are chosen to specifically evoke inspiration and inner shifts. With our theme in mind, we experience our location, and write to two prompts - timed writing sessions of 15-20 minutes. All the while, I’ll guide you toward a new perspective, freedom of movement, and permission to explore your writing (and yourself) in new ways.

To celebrate the launch of GUIDED WRITING TOURS - a new way to write inspired - in March 2017, I am offering special 2-hour Social Tours on Social Media like Meetup, Facebook and Eventbrite - at a special price.

These reduced rates will ONLY be offered through the end of 2017.

An Emmy-nominated screenwriter, award-winning fiction and memoir writer, I’m also a workshop leader and guide, devoted to seeking out and revealing the miraculous in the mundane.

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