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Wednesday, July 27 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Finding Our Stories: Active Imagination

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“We are story. All of us.” But how do we find our stories? In this workshop we first will look at what and where is the story, and at what and where is the imagination. Then how do we access our imagination? C.G. Jung gives us a way which he called active imagination, to actively pursue our images. The way is ancient, from Plato (5th century BCE) to Meister Eckhart (14th century) to Margaret Atwood (20th century) images have opened the door to the inner world, to our creative self. We will practice active imagination to uncover our stories. We will craft them in journal entries, personal essays, short stories, or poems. And we will look at how in sharing them, “we change the world, one story at a time.” There will be handouts with excerpts from contemporary writers and writing exercises. The sessions will build on each other. All are welcome, for one day or the five days! (The two quotes are from Richard Wagamese, Native Canadian novelist, 1955-2017.)

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Susan Tiberghien

Susan Tiberghien is an American writer living in Geneva, Switzerland. For over 25 years she has been teaching creative writing at IWWG, C.G. Jung Societies, and writers’ centers, both in U.S. and in Europe. She is the author of four memoirs and the acclaimed One Year to a Writing... Read More →


Wednesday July 27, 2022 10:15am - 11:45am EDT
Room 128 - Judge Science Center 354 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915, USA

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