november, 2020

sun08nov2:00 pm5:00 pmEvent OverFeaturedVirtual EventWRITE THE WORLD AWAKE: Visionary Knowing and Mythic Imagination on the PageAn online class with author Kristin Kaye2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST Teacher: Kristin Kaye Aligned Living Quadrant:Heartfelt Community,Mind-Body Awareness


(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST


The Aligned Institute Online

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Join award-winning author Kristin Kaye on a journey into the nature of Visionary Knowing & Mythic Imagination both in our lives and on the page. In this 3-hour workshop Kristin offers meditations, reading, reflection and writing tools for crafting these hard-to-express experiences.

In the west, we tend to relegate ‘fantastic’ experience into a range of literary sub-genres, from Sci-Fi and Fantasy on the one end to Magical Realism on the other. Where Sci-Fi and Fantasy create entirely new worlds, Magical Realism is largely based in the mundane with one or more elements that blur the lines of reality. But are the elements ‘magical?’ Or are they ‘real?’ The answer is different depending on culturally accepted definition of what constitutes “reality.”

Native American and other indigenous cultures, for example, recognize our integral relationship with the natural world and allow for the voice of Hawk, Tree, Water. The question of ‘who’ is speaking and how to listen opens doors of experience and radically shifts the relationship between who has power, dominion, who gets to tell a story and where knowing comes from.

As a writer these become key considerations when writing varieties of experience. Join us to discover how to translate ineffable realms into story.

Writers of all skill level and genres welcome.

Register in advance for this Zoom class. 

Sunday, November 8, 2020
2:00 – 5:00 pm ET

Cost: $50

KRISTIN KAYE is an author, ghostwriter and teacher whose work sits at the intersection of nature, narrative and spirituality. Ghostwritten books and articles cover a wide array of topics from business and design to spirituality, self-help and Tibetan Buddhism. Her own books include her novel Tree Dreams (WINNER 2018 International Books Awards: YA Fiction, FINALIST 2019 Indie Book Awards: Regional Fiction) and her memoir Iron Maidens: The Celebration of the Most Awesome Female Muscle in the World, which was short-listed for the Oregon Book Awards in literary non-fiction. She is a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism and Somatic Mediation.



Kristin KayeAuthor, ghostwriter, and teacher


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