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Slipper Camp – Love

With so much turmoil around us, I want to focus on love. How about you?

On June 22, 2020 LOVE will be the subject of the next online Writing Slipper Camp. I hope you will be 1 of 10 writers who will receive 3 illustrated prompts about LOVE every OTHER morning for 20 days, along with daily writing tips and coaching suggestions. You will be writing 1,000 words (2 pages) on 1 of the 3 daily prompts and sending it to me by midnight every OTHER day.

Starts June 22nd/ends July 10th. Over 350 writers/non-writers have taken this structured online writing class since 2011.

Please email me for further details and cost (lspravina21@gmail.com). What the world needs now is love, sweet love.

xoxo
Linda
NOTE: Slipper Camp fills up fast so please sign up if interested.

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Slipper Camp – Times of My Life

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My next Slipper Camp starts June 8th.
The topic: TIMES OF MY LIFE

In this online writing Slipper Camp, we will be writing about times we’ve loved, lost and longed for. Minutes light and dark and times that are/were just plain ordinary. We will be writing about “’loving every minute of our lives” and about times when we couldn’t do that. Minutes we spent in a tropical paradise with an open book and our morning coffee. Minutes we spent waiting for someone who never came.

You will be prompted to write about it all.

Natalie Goldberg wrote: “Our lives are both ordinary and mythical. We live and die, age beautifully or full of wrinkles. We wake in the morning, buy yellow cheese and hope we have the money to pay for it. At the same time, we have these magnificent hearts that pump through all sorrow and all winters we are alive on this earth. We are important and our details are worthy to be recorded.”

Come write with us. You are important and your details are worthy to be recorded.

SLIPPER CAMP TIMES OF MY LIFE:
It will be the same format: 10 writers will receive 3 illustrated prompts about TIMES OF MY LIFE every OTHER morning for 20 days along with daily writing tips and coaching suggestions.

Tuition: PM me for Cost
Limit: 10 writers
Starts: June 8th

Lasts: 20 days (10 days of writing)

Please let me know if you’re interested. Payment secures your spot.
xoxo
Linda

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Slipper Camp: Mothers and Daughters

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Due to popular demand, Slipper Camp – Mothers and Daughters – is back. It starts Mother’s Day (May 10th) and ends on May 28th! Many mothers and daughters have taken this Slipper Camp together and loved it.

I was inspired to create this Slipper Camp when I studied this photo of my mother and me. At three months old I’m already trying to crawl out of her arms. Eager to see the world. Unwilling to be contained. My mother smiles beatifically, unaware of the restless soul in her arms…

We’ll be writing about ourselves, our mothers and/or mother figures, our daughters-biological or chosen – nieces, goddaughters, stepdaughters or any young woman we mentor. We’ll be exploring the relationship between women of different generations.

As always, you can stay home and write in your PJs and slippers. As always, if you enroll you will receive 3 prompts a day (every other day) for 20 days. As always, you will write 1,000 words on a prompt of your choosing and send it to me. Email me for details at lspravina21@gmail.com.

Only open to the first ten writers who sign up.

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Slipper Camp: Light in the Dark

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“Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.”

Those are the words on the Christopher Award I won for creating a movie about hunger in America. They are truer today than ever before.

My next online writing Slipper Camp – Light in the Dark – will inspire you to write about hope, love, and kindness in the world around us.

Every word you write will raise money for ADL a leading anti-hate organization.

I hope you will be one of the 10 writers who will receive illustrated prompts about Light in the Dark every other morning for 20 days, along with coaching suggestions. You will be writing 1,000 words every OTHER DAY and sending them to me by midnight.

Please join us.
Limit: 10 writers
Starts: March 9th – March 27th
Please let me know if you’re interested in joining us.
Payment secures your spot.

Thank you, Be Boggs, for your exquisite finesse with this photo of Jazz.
xoxo
Linda

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Slipper Camp: Home

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I’d like to invite you to my next available Slipper Camp.

The topic: Home.

Home is a breathtakingly universal need. After her great adventure, Dorothy realized, “There’s no place like home.” Robert Frost wrote, “Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.” Home might be where the heart is. It might be a person, a pet, a place… you name it. I’ve often felt hiraeth: a longing for a home that never was.

I hope you will be 1 of 10 writers who will receive 3 illustrated prompts about HOME every OTHER morning for 20 days along with daily writing tips and coaching suggestions. You will be writing 1,000 words (2 pages) on 1 of the 3 daily prompts and sending it to me by midnight every OTHER day. I will read them each day and we will talk about your writing at the end of Slipper Camp.

PM me for cost of tuition.
Limit: 10 writers
Starts: November 13th ends December 1st
Please let me know if you’re interested in joining us.
Payment secures your spot.

xoxo
Linda

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Upcoming Open Slipper Camps

Thrilled to pieces that my next two online writing Slipper Camps are already full – Slipper Camp: the secrets we carry (July 9 – 30) and Slipper Camp: Home (August 13 – Sept 2.) Now opening enrollment for my Slipper Camp: Love (Sept 17 – Oct 5) and ALL NEW Slipper Camp: Grandmothers & Grandkids (October 22 – Nov 9).

Hope you can join!

 

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Slipper Camp – Home

The topic: Home.

Home is a breathtakingly universal need. After her great adventure, Dorothy realized, “There’s no place like home.” Robert Frost wrote, “Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.” Home might be where the heart is. It might be a person, a pet, a place… you name it. I’ve often felt hiraeth: a longing for a home that never was.

I hope you will be 1 of 10 writers who will receive 3 illustrated prompts about HOME every OTHER morning for 20 days along with daily writing tips and coaching suggestions. You will be writing 1,000 words (2 pages) on 1 of the 3 daily prompts and sending it to me by midnight every OTHER day. I will read them each day and we will talk about your writing at the end of Slipper Camp.

PM me for cost of tuition.
Limit: 10 writers
Starts: August 13th ends August 31st
Please let me know if you’re interested in joining us.
Payment secures your spot.

xoxo
Linda

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Slipper Camp – the secrets we carry

I’d like to invite you to my next available Slipper Camp.

The topic: the secrets we carry.

All of us have secrets. In this online writing ‘Slipper Camp’ we will be writing about our secrets, both light and dark, our deepest fears and shames but also our secret strengths. That’s why I love the quote above from Marianne Williamson-that it is our potential and power that frightens us and keeps us small. That perhaps the greatest secret we carry is that of our own magnificence.

It will be the same format: 10 writers will receive 3 illustrated prompts about the secrets we carry every OTHER morning for 20 days along with daily writing tips and coaching suggestions.

Tuition: $200
Limit: 10 writers
Starts: July 9th ends July 27th
Please let me know if you’re interested in joining us.
Payment secures your spot.

xoxo
Linda

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Slipper Camp – the secrets we carry

Slipper Camp – the secrets we carry

I’d like to invite you to my next available Slipper Camp.

The topic: the secrets we carry.

All of us have secrets. In this online writing ‘Slipper Camp’ we will be writing about our secrets, both light and dark, our deepest fears and shames but also our secret strengths. That’s why I love the quote above from Marianne Williamson-that it is our potential and power that frightens us and keeps us small. That perhaps the greatest secret we carry is that of our own magnificence.

It will be the same format: 10 writers will receive 3 illustrated prompts about the secrets we carry every OTHER morning for 20 days along with daily writing tips and coaching suggestions.

Tuition: $200
Limit: 10 writers
Starts: June 4th ends June 22nd
Please let me know if you’re interested in joining us.
Payment secures your spot.

xoxo
Linda

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Slipper Camp – Freedom

Dear Writers,

FREEDOM is the topic of my next online writing Slipper Camp (Starts February 12th, ends 20 days later.)

FREEDOM. If you click on the photo above you’ll see what inspired me to create this particular Slipper Camp.

FREEDOM. We’ll be writing at a heightened time, a critical time in our lives and the life of this country. We’ll be writing about freedoms we celebrate; freedoms that have been denied to us or to others; our personal journeys from slavery to freedom or vice versa; times we’ve longed for freedom for ourselves and others; times we’ve fought for freedom and won or lost.

FREEDOM. There’s so much to write about.

Slipper Camp will be the same format as always – 10 writers will receive 3 illustrated prompts about FREEDOM every OTHER morning for 20 days along with daily writing tips and coaching suggestions.

You’ll be writing 1,000 words (2 pages) on 1 of the 3 daily prompts and sending them to me by midnight every OTHER day. Whenever I get your words I’ll read them. At the end of Slipper Camp we’ll set a one-hour call to talk about your writings.

Hundreds of writers have taken this structured online writing course over the past 9 years. They say the combination of structure and accountability has yielded some of their best writing. Books, screenplays, a play, two novels, memoirs and numerous published articles have been generated in Slipper Camps.

Please join us. I’d love to read your words. Limited to 10 writers.

Tuition: $200