Join Frances Kai-Hwa Wang and June Tanoue for The Ha (Breath) of Writing Workshop.
You'll learn simple but powerful methods to get ideas out of your head, onto the page, and aligned with your heart. Then put it on your "ha" your breath, to make it real in this world. Short writing exercises, tips and tricks including creating a space for writing, writing every day, reading aloud, training your mind to see detail, taking chances with emotion, writing from the heart, cultivating consistency, and having fun with humor and flourishes.
Meditation and gentle Hulamovement will be incorporated in the workshop.
Friday, February 21st
7 - 8:30 pm
Frances Kai-Hwa Wang reading and Halau i Ka Pono Hula Performance
Saturday, Feb. 22nd
9 am - 4:30 pm
The Ha (Breath) of Writing Workshop
Sunday, Feb 23, 9-11 am
Sunday Morning Zen talk about writing, creativity, and the spiritual life
Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is a Michigan and Hawaii-based writer and speaker who has written three collections of prose poetry and short short stories across the varied landscapes of Asian Pacific America, wrestling with ache and desire, identity and belonging, and searching for the ever fragile moment. Her writings about Hawaii have been described as, "The pain and longing of life on the continent meets the wondrous, dynamic world of Hawaii's Puna Coast." A masterful storyteller, she brings you straight to the heart of the natural wonders, cultures, and colorful characters that captivate and move us all.
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