The Ninth Annual Writing From the Imaginative Storm Paris Workshop 

 Hosted by poet and TEDx New York Salon facilitator James Navé                                                     21 March 2015  ~ Saturday ~ 9:30h-17:00h                                                                                           

 Imaginative Storm at Café de la Mairie, Paris 

 Imaginative Storm at Café de la Mairie, Paris 

During this lively day of writing in Paris, you will delve into the essential relationship between imagination and form, unpack ideas, make new work, and enjoy conversations that will delight and surprise you. We will play with storytelling, practice creating unexpected dialogue and explore how poetry can sharpen your prose. You will touch on presentation and performance and talk about how reading aloud can inform your work on the page. This workshop is for writers at all levels. We look forward having you in our circle. 

Chance is always powerful. Let / your hook be always cast; in the / pool where you least expect it / there will always be a fish.  -Ovid

Our Location (19 avenue de Friedland 75008) is a comfortable meeting space centrally located in Paris. Door code and apartment number will be sent upon confirmation of registration.           

Limit 10 people. TUITION: 150 euro 

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Imaginative Storm in Clifden, Ireland 

Imaginative Storm in Clifden, Ireland 

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Julia Cameron, author of the Artist's Way                                                                                        You are a passionate traveler and a compassionate companion to those you meet. Your work as a poet, writer, and exemplar is an important force for change. is an important force for change.

Tony Huston, Academy Award nominee                                                                                                I was struck by how uniform the talent was around the room and how everyone experienced creative epiphanies. 

Gail Jackson, The Black Mountain Center for the Arts                                                                        I cannot tell you how wonderful it was to have you present Dylan Thomas’ “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” here. Your performance was so warm and expressive, and you had our audience right there with you. The Q&A that followed was all we could ask for! What a treasure you are. Thanks for this great give to our community.   

Patricia Philbin, Content Strategist and Creative Writer                                                                      You challenged me to expand the way I approached the writing process. What I learned gave me the impetus to publish a book of prose and photography – thank you!

Lynne Burney, LKB Coaching Paris                                                                                                       I am proud to know you, your work, and to experience your talent as a creative generator. You are gracious with your talent and time; I appreciate that enormously.

Julie Miles, Julie Miles Art                                                                                                                 You have an uncanny way of placing up a direct, bold, yet compassionate mirror. You asked questions that bent my mind in new directions – thank you.

Robert Curran, Merchant Seaman                                                                                                        Your workshop far exceeded my expectations as a fledgling scribbler

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