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Connie Regan-Blake Workshop Continues

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling
6 Weekly Sessions with Connie Regan-Blake
Wednesday mornings, 10am-12pm, January 24 – February 28, 2018
Asheville, North Carolina

It’s winter and Connie is excited to offer a new learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity! This weekly format allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories.
Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling
January 24 – Seedlings & Roots
January 31 – Pathways & Guideposts
February 7 – Mythic Streams
February 14 – Vistas & Viewpoints
February 21 – Shadows & Light
February 28 – Horizons
During these weekly sessions participants are invited to:
  • Draw on memories & traditional stories in developing and growing your stories
  • Work with partners and in small groups to illuminate new viewpoints
  • Expand practice of deep listening and appreciative feedback
  • Increase confidence in giving voice to your stories
  • Cultivate your skills and delight in telling stories
All are welcome: Connie’s current and former students as well as newcomers.
The weekly sessions can benefit many, including writers, sales professionals, grandparents, storytellers, ministers, attorneys & all those curious!
WHAT: Six weekly story & telling sessions, two hours each
WHEN: Wednesday mornings 10am-12pm January 24 through February 28, 2018.  Make-up sessions for inclement weather scheduled if needed in March.
WHERE: In the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains at Lenoir-Rhyne University Center, 36 Montford Avenue, Asheville, NC.
LODGING: Many motel, hotel, airbnb and B&B options are available nearby. For info, Explore Asheville.
CEU CREDITS: Check with your local unit for prior approval. Asheville City Schools call 828-350-6112; Buncombe County call 828-255-5883.

Please join us on Wednesday mornings as we create an encouraging, playful and appreciative community in celebration of stories and creativity.
$265 for all 6 sessions
January & February, 2018
“Bring a Friend” who has not studied with Connie and both receive a 10% discount
Lenoir Rhyne Students 20% discount.
Early enrollment encouraged, space is limited (minimum 10 participants)
Register online with EventBright (plus small service fee)
or complete Printable Registration Form and mail check to:
51 Vance Gap Road, Asheville, NC 28805
Thanks to Laura Hope-Gill and Lenoir Rhyne University for offering the space for these sessions. Contact Laura if you are interested in writing Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, and discovering Narrative Healthcare. Learn more about Lenoir Rhyne University M.A. in Writing program.
Please share with friends who might enjoy and benefit from
“Exploring Landscapes of Story & Telling”
(828) 258-1113

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February 7
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Lenoir-Rhyne University
36 Montford Ave 3rd Floor
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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To list an event, contact davidjoe@davidjoemiller.com.

This Spoken Word calendar and its listings are curated by David Joe Miller, professional storyteller and executive director of David Joe Miller Presents! David Joe has been a professional storyteller and narrative consultant since 1989 and has entertained audiences such as Disney, World Bank, The Library of Congress, The Smithsonian and former Vice President, Al Gore. David Joe not only tells stories but he also consults with small businesses, corporations and organizations as he trains leaders in the importance and effectiveness of “storytelling” in the workplace, with donors and with clients. He has worked with World Bank, Citi-Bank, Pfizer, Philips Medical Devices and The Nature Conservancy as well as several other Fortune 500 corporations and leading non-profits. Find more information at www.davidjoemiller.com.