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February 27, 2019: A NEW NOVEL submitted to Simon and Schuster. I think it’s called “The Imposter” and it’s part-memoir, for part-way through writing it, while thinking about myself, I discovered the true history of my mother, the terrible history that she took silently to her death. I await Simon and Schuster’s reaction, for though they commissioned a novel, they didn’t know what they were letting themselves in for.

April, 2019: Meeting with the team of neuroscientists about their year-long experiment on the effectiveness of my creativity course: they were astounded at how greatly my students’ creativity was enhanced! Particularly key aspects – their originality, and the flexibility of their ideas!

WRITING RETREATS COMING UP:

OctOBER 2019: Tuscany, Italy: BEGINNERS PLUS MASTERCLASS www.writingretreats.net

FOR MORE DETAILS www.writingretreats.net

APRIL 2020: Chania, Greece: BEGINNERS PLUS MASTERCLASS

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But can you learn to be creative?
Yes! It’s easy- you already partly know how to be, even if you think you don’t!

IN TESTS RECENTLY CONDUCTED BY A TEAM OF CURIOUS SCIENTISTS
THE CREATIVITY OF MY STUDENTS VASTLY IMPROVED

ORIGINALITY OF IDEAS – 65%
FLEXIBILITY OF IDEAS-
34%.

COME TO MY RETREATS -AND BE RENEWED!

Extract from my story commissioned by THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD: 1/6/19

As part of my continuing help for my retreat students, I showed them the method used to write this: wandering the streets collecting details first, and figuring out the plot last! But-does She decide to go to Him?