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This meetup group is for people working through the creativity book 'The Artist's Way' by Julia Cameron. Each week we review our work on a specific chapter of the group, including our experience of the Morning Pages and the Artist's Date. The format of the group is based on Julia Cameron's sacred circle concept and if the group decides to do some exercises as part of the meeting, they will be in 'creative clusters'.

This group will be self governing with meetups being suggested by members.

Check out the Message Board for Artist's Date ideas and to share your views on future meetups.

Mutual Fanclub: Developed by members who have completed the AW course, this monthly meeting helps you to acheive your creative goals by giving you what you need most - a personal cheerleading group! Watch out for our special six-month project building to a Mutual Fanclub Showcase in spring.

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The Artist's Way weekend - an ALTERNATIVES workshop with Julia Cameron

*Join Julia Cameron for an intensive 2-day trek through your creative kingdom* This event is managed by our friends at Alternatives. We just thought you might like to know about it. You must book through Alternatives to attend. Tickets: Standard £195 / Concession £180 (Concessions are for over 60s, students, job seekers and DLA) Early Bird rate until 30 July and sales end on 13 Nov 2020. To book use this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-artists-way-2-day-workshop-with-julia-cameron-tickets-96616148501 Or go to the Alternatives website: https://www.alternatives.org.uk/event/artists-way-weekend-0 Timetable: 10.00 Doors open 10:30 Workshop commences (both days) 17:00 Workshop ends (both days) Venue: Cecil Sharp House 2 Regent's Park Rd London NW1 7AY United Kingdom **From Alternatives:** Tools will include Morning Pages and Artist Dates, and the workshop will be a mix of talks, Q&A, and experiential work in small groups. Expect this 2-day workshop to jump-start your creative process, refresh your own thinking around creativity, and introduce you to a supportive creative community. Julia Cameron has had a remarkable career, which in turn has given remarkable help to others. Herself an award-winning poet, playwright, and filmmaker, she has written 30 books, ranging from her widely-praised, hard-hitting crime novel The Dark Room to her volumes of children's poems and prayers. The Artist's Way has sold more than four million copies worldwide. A writer since the age of eighteen, Cameron has published highly praised short stories, award-winning essays and hard-hitting political journalism. Her credits range from Rolling Stone to The New York Times. As a teacher, she has taught everywhere from The Smithsonian to Esalen, The New York Times to Northwestern University, where she served as writer in residence in film. As a filmmaker, she collaborated with former husband Martin Scorsese on "three films and one daughter, Domenica." Cameron explains: "Most of us have no idea of our real creative height. We are much more gifted than we know. My tools help to nurture those gifts." Hoping to inspire others to "simply start," Cameron has penned two "into-the-water" books: The Right to Write and The Sound of Paper. Gentle, but powerfully catalytic, these works serve both as introduction and reminder of the power of creative living. About the speaker, Julia Cameron She has written thirty books, ranging from her widely-praised, hard-hitting crime novel The Dark Room to her volumes of children’s poems and prayers. Despite her extensive film and theater credits, which include such diverse work as Miami Vice and the prize-winning romantic comedy God’s Will, which she both wrote and directed, Cameron is best known for her hugely successful works on creativity. Credited with founding a new human potential movement that has enabled millions to realize their creative dreams, Cameron eschews the title creativity expert, preferring instead to describe herself simply as an artist. “Artists have always mentored, I just do it on a wider scale.” “My books are not creative theory,” she explains. “They spring straight out of my own creative practice. In a sense, I am the floor sample of my own tool kit. When we are unblocked we can have remarkable and diverse adventures.” She knows of what she speaks. A writer since the age of eighteen, Cameron has published highly praised short stories, award-winning essays and hard-hitting political journalism. Her credits range from Rolling Stone to The New York Times. As a teacher, she has taught everywhere from The Smithsonian to Esalen, The New York Times to Northwestern University, where she served as writer in residence in film.

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Mutual Fanclub monthly get together

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