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Playing Around Istanbul Creativity Workshops
Here's how Forbes described the workshop I did with my fabulous partner in crime Melissa Dinwiddie. Intrigued? Sign up for updates on my upcoming workshops here.
"Two expat Americans have devised a clever way to deepen the Istanbul experience by helping visitors to experience the artistic energy that fuels the city by way of their own clever, creativity workshops. Seductively entitled “Playing Around Istanbul,” their program is designed to engage the mind, recharge the spirit, release creativity and expand cultural horizons.
Melissa Dinwiddie, artist, “inspirationist” and “blogiste” and Kelly Hevel, a long-time Istanbul-resident who has made it her business to poke into the “back doors” of her adopted home will guide you into the hidden nooks and crannies to meet local artists and a variety of lively characters – people and places tourists could never discover on their own."
Writing Workshops for Technical Professionals
Hands on workshop for technical professionals to improve style, clarity, and impact of client communications.
Most effective when you bring examples of your own work to work with, these workshops (or one-to-one sessions) also incorporate generous quantities of good and bad examples for discussion, as well as covering how to tailor your words for various kinds of audiences and clients.
Includes generous amounts of good and bad examples for discussion.
Offered both in groups and to individuals.
Creative Writing for Greek High School Students
In one of my most rewarding (and fun!) experiences, I was invited by the Anatolia High School and the American Farm School, both in Thessaloniki Greece, to lead intensive writing workshops to help their college-bound students to write more expressively about their personal experiences.
These workshops were initiated by counselor recognition that while students had academic writing skills, they were not fully expressing the breadth of their life experience in college admissions essays.