Thinking through and writing about issues that rouse
Today was a much more balanced day. It actually balanced out the weekend, because all 3 workshops were devoid of the "business" of writing, and more about writing techniques. Also, it was only a half day, so I had time to play and relax a little.
As at most conferences, you have to choose from a number of selections, which can be difficult. Without thinking too hard, I let my gut direct my choices and I did not regret one.
Today there were 3 opportunities to choose, and a film. Your choices become like a self-portrait, much like the choice of photos I made when I put together a collage frame recently. Here are the titles, the presenters, and my big take-aways.
This is my niece Caitlyn when she was younger, I'm going to say 4-ish.
This summer, on my way home from Guam, I stopped over to see my family on Oahu. I spent the day cruising town on a Friday because everyone else was working. When I told my brother what I did that day, he made a comment, in a form of a question: 'Wait, you went to a crack seed store, then Gecko's, then Jelly's, Is there a theme here?" I caught his drift.
Diane Aoki is a writer who explores other modes of creativity as her intuition leads her.