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Sunday, April 8 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
10L: You Know More Than You Think: Writing Past the Rational
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We’ve all known those times when the well of words runs dry and our minds feel as arid as the blank page before us-- times when it seems only the Muse can help. But what we writers call the Muse, said Ray Bradbury, is simply "the creative aspect" of what others call the subconscious.

In this session, we will bypass deliberate thought and explore other ways of tapping into our latent knowledge and creativity. We will plumb the subconscious, relying on intuition to reach for that which we know but weren’t thinking of. Whatever you preferred genre, you will leave with a selection of treats that can be used to entice the Muse - lists, mind-maps, word clusters, metaphors and more.

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Tasneem Zehra Husain

Tasneem Zehra Husain is a theoretical physicist and a writer. Her work has appeared in Nautilus, as well as various anthologies of science writing for both adults and children. She is a regular columnist for 3quarksdaily.com, and the author of the popular science novel Only The Longest... Read More →

Sunday April 8, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm EDT
Newbury Room - 4th Floor