when last did your writing truly bring you joy?
when last did you sit down feeling excited, overflowing with energy & curiosity to write? then this energy flowed into your writing, and when you finished, you felt creatively replenished?
in the 2024 season of The Writer’s Oasis, our focus is on reconnecting with the joy of writing. Remembering why writing brings us joy, and then weaving that into our writing projects, with gentle daily practices.
The Writer’s Oasis is the place within each of us, where our writing lives. when we learn how to rest into this place and write from here, our writing practice becomes a source of nourishment in our daily lives.
in this 30-day online writing course, we develop a daily writing practice through slow and gentle consistency. using creative prompts, exercises, and meditation, we'll connect with The Writer's Oasis inside each of us. then, learn how to rest into it and write from there, in harmony with our logical/technical/critical mind.
this course is for people writing in any format or genre: journalists, poets, playwrights, screenwriters, authors, non-fiction writers, memoirists, bloggers, researchers, academic writers, those writing Masters of Phd theses, or anyone exploring writing for the first time
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we meet online for 30 mins per day, for 30 consecutive days. all workshops are recorded, and you will have lifetime access to the recordings so you can revisit them at any time.
in addition to the live workshops, you will receive 30 creative prompts that you can also use as ways into your writing.
the course takes place from February 1 —March 1, 2024.
you must be able to attend all (or most) of the live sessions
there are two groups throughout the process:
🌱a morning group at 9am SAST | 7am GMT
🌱an evening group at 6pm SAST | 4pm GMT
you join one group, and remain in this group for the duration of the course
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The Writer's Oasis is designed as an intentional 30-day journey to support you to connect deeply with your Writer's Oasis and your writing project. each day builds on the work done before. another fundamental part of the course is making this journey together in community. while we write and create individually, we are doing so in community with other writers.
because of this, it is important to ensure that you can make all (or most) of the live class dates. It is also important to create space in your life for the month, to truly show up for, and commit, to your writing practice.
the total cost of the course is ZAR 3,600, and there are three ways to pay
🌱one time payment of ZAR 3,600
🌱 ZAR 1,800 x 2 months
🌱 ZAR 1,200 x 3 months (if signing up and paying by Dec 31)
registration is open until Monday January 29.
please purchase mindfully as no refunds will be given.
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The Writer’s Oasis is imperative; not only for writers or those who want to write, but for all artists. It is a workshop which awakens. Where you are gently held and nurtured to reconnect with the heart and express and create from that enlivened place. The Writer’s Oasis evolved and transformed my writing and its practice. To feel the quiet yet exigent spaces within and give them voice and truth. It made me aware that this creative space is a refuge, a haven and the life blood of our inspiration and momentum. It allowed me to not only fully connect with the project I am working on, but to reconnect my writing and all my creative practices, with my heart so that it is an embodied experience of creation and play.
Writer, Actor, Film Script Developer
Thank you for helping me find my voice again in writting, I feel so much more confident now to use my written words
Owner & Creator: Gaia's Love
It's an attempt to convey just how transformative and cathartic the live calls are with you. You have a gentle, yet unquivering way of evoking the deeper, grittier work to be done. I am so good at staying in the comfort zone, where it's cosy and easy, —but that's seldom where any real growth and healing happens. And learning to write, with you, has been more real, and more powerful in moving the tectonic plates inside of me, than many other therapies or ways of processing and learning. Thank you (and at the same time those two words don't feel nearly sufficient)!
Artist & Writer
The Writer's Oasis was a transformational experience. I met that part of myself that writes with joy and ease, and gave her space to breathe and play. Toni's facilitation is gentle and deep. She nurtures, nourishes and invites you into creativity. She creates a safe space to go into the edgy areas where growth happens. The gifts from this month continue to unfold for me. I can't recommend this experience enough
Healer, Facilitator & Writer