Free Writing Practice – Fall 2021

This practice offers writers the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We write from a variety of prompts designed to get writers to loosen their inner censor and simply get words on the page. After each timed session, writers read aloud their new work to the other participating members who respond by recalling words or images that resonated. This zen-like practice originated in Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones. For all levels.

Led by Leslie Dodd: painter, poet, songwriter, and aspiring folk opera writer, who has enthusiastically attended Writing Practice for many years.

This class has a rolling registration period; join any time.

Please note: Since our Fall catalog was printed, Kentucky’s number of  COVID-19 cases has grown exponentially. Therefore the Center decided to start all September classes online for the safety and health of our community. Free Writing Practice will meet online via Zoom.

Start Date
Friday, September 10th
Meets Fridays
September 10th - November 19th
12:00pm - 1:30pm

Leslie Dodd


We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

Join Us

251 West Second Street
Lexington, KY 40507


(859) 254-4175

The building is currently closed to the public until further notice.

Monday – Thursday: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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