• The Dark Room

Writing Workshop with Author Betsy Cornwell: Healing Through Narrative and Place

7 August 2020
Kylemore Global Centre, Kylemore Abbey

Course details

Course begins: 7 August 2020
Course ends: 9 August 2020
Venue: Kylemore Global Centre, Kylemore Abbey
Location: Kylemore Global Centre, Connemara, Co. Galway
Provider: University of Notre Dame Kylemore Global Centre
Capacity: 14
Fee: 495
Contact details: zlangsda@nd.edu
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Course description

Use your own personal narrative and connection to place to create your own words with author Betsy Cornwell – a New York Times bestselling author living in west Ireland. Practice mindfulness and healing through words, and gain experience reading and critiquing each other’s stories. Come away from this retreat with your creative juices firing and your mind clear. Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings of Kylemore Abbey and let your musical mind breathe. En-suite accommodation (sharing or individually) is included and all meals are prepared by our amazing in-house Chef with locally sourced ingredients.

€495, which includes

– ensuite accommodation
– all meals (prepared by an in-house chef)
– all cultural activities

We will be strictly adhering to social distancing in accordance to the HSE’s guidelines. Rooms are limited to single family occupancy, so make sure to book your spot as soon as you can!

Read this delightful feature by Betsy herself: https://kylemore.nd.edu/news-stories/news/writing-in-place/

Draft Schedule:

3:00pm – Arrival
4:00pm – Introductions
5:00pm – Creative activity
6:00pm – Dinner
7:00pm – Refocus
8:00pm – Fireside chat

7:30am – Mindful writing
8:30am – Breakfast
9:30am – Personal Exploration
12:00pm – Retelling tales
1:00pm – Lunch
2:00pm – Hike and place writing
6:30pm – Dinner
7:30pm – Cultural activity

7:30am – Writing
8:30am – Breakfast
9:30am – Narratives
1:00pm – Lunch
2:00pm – Closing
3:00pm – Departure

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