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Corvallis: Coming Through The Crucible with Philip Kenney
May 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coming Through The Crucible
This meeting will be held on the third Monday of the month, not fourth, because of Memorial Day.
This event will be a conversation concerning the emotional challenges we writers face in our work. After establishing a common understanding of the insecurities and self-doubt inherent in a writer’s life, we will examine in depth the vulnerability of shame and the internal narrative, “I am not good enough.” Throughout the evening Kenney will suggest new ways we may relate to our emotional life as well as meditation techniques designed to connect with our basic goodness, thus enabling the creative spirit to move freely.
About Philip Kenney
Philip Kenney is a psychotherapist and writer living in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Kenney is the author of the novel, Radiance, a collection of poetry and most recently The Writer’s Crucible: Meditations on Emotion, Being and Creativity. This work is intended to support writers with the emotional vulnerabilities they face living a creative life. His essay, The Rebirth of Masculinity: What We Can Learn From Harvey Weinstein and Co. was published in issue #7 of The Timberline Review.