Author Page Lambert grew up in the Colorado mountains, where she fell in love with harebells, wild onions, and gangly ponderosas. In her teens, she courted the North Platte River, cottonwood trees, horses and frogs. She’s been “writing nature” since the mid-80s, when she moved to a small ranch in the Black Hills of Wyoming. A presenter of over 260 seminars, workshops, and conferences, in 2015 she designed and began teaching “The Writing Life,” a foundation course for the MLA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Denver’s University College.
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Featured Writing WorkshopThe Enraptured Reader
SANSKRIT LITERATURE seeks to evoke intense, visceral, and emotional responses in the reader, much like someone mesmerized by a work of art, or spellbound by a performance, experiences. Known as the Rasa Theory, this phenomenon “can also help artists and writers effectively represent and harness emotions, creating suspense and surprise in their art.” (Rita Banerjee, “Emotion and Suspense: The Essence of the Rasa Theory,” Poets & Writers, Jan/Feb 2017). During this one-day luncheon seminar, we will explore the realm of emotion (in our own work and in published examples, and we’ll study the writing tools available to us to evoke emotions in our readers.
WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8:30 to 4:00
WHERE: Mount Vernon Country Club, Golden, Colorado (25 minutes from downtown Denver).
COST: $105 (register before Monday, 4/10/17); $120 (Monday, 4/10/17 or later)
INCLUDES: Morning coffee, tea, pastries and fruit; catered luncheon and afternoon beverages. Appropriate for all genres.