Workshops with Sadeqa Johnson
Meditation and Musing: Focus Your Mind While Honing Your Craft
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.