Workshops with Sadeqa Johnson
Pens Up, Fears Down: Write Now!
Saturday, March 10, 2018
10 am - 12 pm
In Sadeqa Johnson's signature class, we will massage the knots and unravel the tales traveling through your head. We will explore memory, character, dialogue and plot, with writing exercise that will inspire you to put your fears down and get the writing onto the page.
Pens up, Fears Down!
5 Wednesdays, March 14 - April 18th (no class April 4th)
7 pm - 9 pm
Wherever you are. Whatever you’re writing. Now. Open to all levels
Join award-winning author, Sadeqa Johnson, as she provides a safe-haven for writers of all levels and genres. In this class, she will help massage the knots and unravel the tales traveling through your head. In this free flowing class, you will explore memory, character, dialogue and plot, with writing exercise and round table discussions. To create an intimate environment, there is a limited amount of spaces available.
Meditation and Musing: Focus Your Mind While Honing Your Craft
Saturday, March 31
Saturday, April 28
10 am- 1 pm
Have you always wanted to meditate but didn't know where to begin? Do you love writing but struggle with getting the words on the page? Well, this class is for you! In Meditation and Musing we will dive into the benefits of meditation, learn how to meditate and the connection between meditation and writing. We will meditate and work on simple writing prompts that promises to free your mind, get the juices flowing, and your story down on the page.
Sadeqa Johnson, a former public relations manager, spent several years working with New York Times best-selling authors such as JK Rowling, Bebe Moore Campbell, Amy Tan and Bishop TD Jakes before becoming an author herself. Her debut novel, Love in a Carry-on Bag, is the recipient of the 2013 Phillis Wheatley Award for Best Fiction. She is the author of Second House From the Corner and And Then There Was Me. A native of Philadelphia she has lived in New York City, hips towns in New Jersey, and has recently relocated to Richmond. She teaches her signature writing workshop Pens Up, Fears Down quarterly, is a motivational speaker, wife and mother of three incredibly busy children. For more information please visit www.sadeqajohnson.net.