The Poets’ Salon
Please join me for an Online Writing Salon using the Gateless Method. We’ll meet 8 times online, using Zoom. I’ll start each session with a prompt which may be text or image or music or motion. Then, we’ll write for as long as we can (perhaps 40-60 minutes) in order to leave time for all 8 poets to read to read what they’ve just written and a poem they’ve written before the session. We’ll give each other positive, specific feedback. If you have any questions about the format, the technology, the writing, please feel free to contact me. The cost is $100-$200, sliding scale. To sign up, please contact me: https://kategraywrites.com/contact/.
8 meetings on Tuesdays, 4-6pm, Pacific Time.
Next session starts in February, 2021.
Sunday (4-6pm, PST) & Monday (1-3pm, PST) salons
Participate in a supportive writing community. Members of each salon have shared the turmoil of 2020 and hold space for all the emotions and insights of these times. Each session starts with a prompt which may be text or image or music or motion. Then, we write for as long as we can (perhaps 40-60 minutes) in order to leave time for all writers to read to read what they’ve just written. We give each other positive, glorious, specific feedback and reflect the brilliance of what’s working according to the Gateless method. You’ll feel your writing unfurl.
If you have any questions about the format, the technology, the writing, please feel free to contact me. The cost is $100-$200, sliding scale. To sign up, please contact me: https://kategraywrites.com/contact/.
8 meetings on Sundays, 4-6pm, Pacific Time. Next session starts at the end of January, 2012.
8 meetings on Mondays, 1-3pm, PST. Next session starts in the middle of February, 2012.
By using the Gateless method, which nurtures the innate genius of each person, I help writers move toward the highest vision of themselves. What this means is that I’ll help you see what’s working really, really well with your writing, and in seeing the positive attributes, you’ll propel your writing forward.
Throughout the year, I offer workshops, both online and in person, for 10-15 participants in which we write together, transcend aloneness, take leaps, and feel brighter than the sun (in an e.e.cummings sort of way). Please see the events calendar for workshops throughout the year. Or write me, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- unpack the messages you get about your creativity
- unpack the joy and practice, the lifeline you have inside
- write the quiet stories/essays/novels/poetry that knock socks off
- walk into danger and write on its edge
- use more than enough to give enough
- open space for image and ecstasy
What story do you want to tell?
“Working with Kate Gray has been the singular most productive and inspiring experience for me as a writer. There is such grace, intelligent kindness, and respect in her guidance, and the space she creates, that the often shy animal that is my creativity feels completely welcome, safe, and honored.” ~BJ Andersen
“A safe and thoughtful person with a sense of humor. Someone who knows the right questions and is not afraid to ask them. Personally, this my favorite combination for someone who is going to be able to come along with me on my journey into sharing and editing my work. She has an uncanny ability to stay connected while allowing me to find my own way. This is Kate.” ~Leslie Reynolds-Rottman
“Kate has a way of seeing and hearing you in ways you’ve never felt before. She not only weaves a tapestry of senses and experiences into her workshops, she invites you to sit at the loom and join her in making it more beautiful. She not only brings her years of experience as a teacher and author into her work, she brings her heart and her compassion into the experience. ” ~Laura Rothschild, Writer, Novelist, Myth-Buster
“I think Kate is an amazing facilitator!….She could get a turtle to write and love it and that turtle would get the rabbits to write and so on. She rocks!!!” –Inmate, Oregon correctional facility, Write Around Portland group, 2015.