Follow Your Creative Compass
Sierra Prasada, a Washington DC-based author, journalist, editor, and teacher, is adapting Dan Millman’s best-selling novel The Journeys of Socrates into a screenplay, and blogging about it. Sierra coauthored her latest work, The Creative Compass:…
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with special guest Dan Millman
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Whether you’re a writer, artist, or innovator, connect with your creative compass and map your route through five universal stages: Dream, Draft, Develop, Refine, and Share.
With Sierra Prasada’s guidance, you can work through self-doubt and inertia to generate, cultivate, and manifest ideas that matter to you. Find inspiration in exercises drawn from the fields of writing, journalism, performance, and mind-body work, and acquire the patience to develop your dreams, transforming your work so that it may transform you. Through solitude, lecture, and discussion, you learn to
- Dream in dialogue—and on deadline
- Take fearless risks by drafting in layers
- Reinvent—not just revise—your work
- Receive feedback and share your work with an ideal audience.
Best-selling author Dan Millman joins his coauthor (and daughter) Sierra Prasada for a special session focused on overcoming creative blocks.
Recommended reading Dan Millman and Sierra Prasada, The Creative Compass (HJ Kramer/New World Library).
Note Bring a laptop, or pen and paper, and a recording device (if your phone isn’t already equipped).
- 8 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $256 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $392 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More