Writing About Parenthood
Introductory | Let’s mine our parenting experience for inspiration, while celebrating our integral role in the lives of others! This generative workshop will include imaginative prompts, short readings, interactive activities, and optional opportunities to share new work and receive encouraging feedback. Tips on submitting work to parenting publications will also be offered. This motivating session will illustrate how parenthood is the perfect muse for creative writing.
Kimberly Lee left the practice of law some years ago to focus on motherhood, community work, and creative pursuits. A graduate of Stanford University and UC Davis School of Law, she is certified as a workshop facilitator by the Center for Journal Therapy, the Center for Intentional Creativity, SoulCollage®, and Amherst Writers & Artists, and serves on the board of directors of the latter. A former editor and regular contributor at Literary Mama, she has also served on the staff of Carve and F(r)iction magazines. Kimberly’s stories and essays have appeared in publications and anthologies including Minerva Rising, LA Parent, Fresh Ink, Words and Whispers, Toyon, The Ekphrastic Review, Wow! Women on Writing, Read650, Mom Egg Review, and elsewhere. Her manuscript, Have You Seen Me, was a semi-finalist in Simon and Schuster’s Books Like Us First Novel Contest. Kimberly trusts in the magic and mystery of miracles and synchronicity, and believes that everyone is creative and has unique gifts to share. She lives in Southern California with her husband and three children.