Creative Personal and Professional Development

I wrote my first published memoir because of this class. The instructors are magicians! They gently pushed us into discovering our unique creativity.

Carroll Blue, Author of “The Dawn at my Back” and Professor Emerita of Film Studies, San Diego State University, CA



A Writers Workshop and More

  • Learn practical techniques to ignite your creativity, imagination, and innovative thinking
  • Get over creative blocks, writer’s block, and paralyzing self-criticismBenefits
  • Find new sources of inspiration in everyday life
  • Establish a 15 minute a day creativity practice to accomplish these goals



Writing Workshops Focusing on the Creative Process and International Travel

During our creative writing courses we alternate between writing, visual exercises and oral exercises because they stimulate different parts of the mind and body. We believe that getting out of your writer’s head for a few moments and into a bit of art and oral storytelling keeps the writing from getting stale. It also combats the kind of perfectionism that keeps you from writing at all.

Many writers have credited writing their first books, scripts, and memoirs to taking our interdisciplinary writing course.


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A Brand New Set of Writing Tools

In this process oriented workshop you will be doing free writing, writing from guided visualizations, collaborative writing, journaling and memoir work and even some rudimentary drawing, collage and photography. The atmosphere in our creative writing classes is nurturing, inspiring, and fun.



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Leap Over Writer’s Block

Shelley Berc, co-instructor and director of The Creativity Workshop, has a great deal of experience teaching how to overcome writer’s block. She is a novelist and playwright and was a professor in the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program and Playwrights Workshop for several years.




Shelley Berc and Alejandro Fogel,
Founders and Directors of The Creativity Workshop.
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We can bring The Creativity Workshop to you!

We offer On-Site training for Businesses, Educational Institutions, Organizations, Conferences and Events. We can tailor our Creativity Workshops to suit your groups’ needs and interests.

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