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So far Laura Campbell has created 9 blog entries.

ANOTHER POEM

WHAT IS A MILESTONE? A milestone: waking this morning, opening again the too familiar white curtains, gathering up the same view, the red tipped Bottlebrush tree, the palm leaves stilled, the sun not yet scorching vapor on the air, and thinking, what can be different about this day stretching out in the unwelcome humidity, how [...]

By |2022-11-21T04:42:42+00:00October 24th, 2022|Essays|Comments Off on ANOTHER POEM

SESTUDE

Recently we at Write 2 Right were asked to write poems inspired by art at the SISTAS exhibition in Ballito, South Africa. The poems had to be exactly 62 letters - a poetry form known as Sestude. The art piece I was assigned was created by local, weel-known architect Amanda Lead and involved moving wooded [...]

By |2022-11-21T04:42:51+00:00October 22nd, 2022|Essays|Comments Off on SESTUDE

What participants say

Authors tell of various methods employed to recall, inspire and awaken creativity. Anne Tyler has her index card method, using a brief sentence or two - even a word - filed away, to be used to spark writing in seasons of drought. I loved her description of one such index card which contained the sentence, [...]

By |2022-07-24T06:34:48+00:00May 17th, 2022|Essays|Comments Off on What participants say

UpComing Course

Solitude Retreat Centre (Midlands) March 13, 14, 15 Cost: R2400.00 (all inclusive) Write to Right is a specialised short interactive writing course which is being offered by two Durban-based creative thinkers - a physician Laura Campbell and an artist, Bernice Stott - as a vehicle to encourage healing and wellbeing. “Through our work in caring [...]

By |2020-11-13T03:47:29+00:00February 12th, 2020|Essays|Comments Off on UpComing Course

Upcoming Courses 2020

Write to Right W2R is a specialised short interactive writing course which is being offered by two Durban-based creative thinkers - a physician Laura Campbell and an artist, Bernice Stott - as a vehicle to encourage healing and wellbeing. “Through our work in caring we know the power of writing. We know writing is an [...]

By |2022-07-24T06:34:35+00:00December 7th, 2019|Essays|Comments Off on Upcoming Courses 2020

Stringy-Bark Publication

The following  story was published in the Stringy-Bark Anthrology. The theme was the Seven Deadly Sins: THE WAGES OF SLOTH- LAURA CAMPBELL “Do ya have a feckin` screw loose?” It is Tuesday. The sun didn’t bother to rise this morning and clouds have sprawled incessantly, grey and drizzling, over Black Mountain. A man (and I [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:26:47+00:00September 7th, 2017|Essays, Successes|0 Comments

INTRODUCING ME

I wrote this on the Camino a few years ago.  Where am I going? I ask this aging, thickening body and these dulling, dampened thoughts.   I am going somewhere else. Somewhere where there is silence before a chorus of birdsong, darkness before a fire of dawn, emptiness before a silk of touch.   I [...]

By |2022-07-24T06:35:20+00:00August 24th, 2017|Essays|Comments Off on INTRODUCING ME
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