In this on-line Tarot Writing course, we will explore Tarot’s many faces of love including Self-Love, Friendship’s Gift of Love, Love Between Lovers, Royal Marriage, Spiritual Marriage, and The Alchemy of Love/Art. Approaching the Tarot from a relaxed, open-hearted stance, we will explore how the cards inspire us to understand and reflect upon our experiences as a soul traveler passing through the various stages of love.
We will write to connect past experiences to aspects of each card as well as answering weekly questions based on definitions assigned the cards by Tarot scholars. We will read excerpts of published work based on the Tarot and keep a Tarot Journal for the duration of the course, noting any experiential synchronicities occurring during the week in relation to the cards under study.
In addition to sharing weekly free-writes and exercises, students are encouraged to work towards one or more polished pieces of writing in the genres of their choice (poetry, flash fiction, essay, memoir, monologue, etc.) to share with us by week six.
By the end of this class, students will gain a working knowledge of The Ace of Cups, Two of Cups, The Emperor/Empress pairing, the High Priestess/Hierophant pairing, and The Temperance or Art card. This class is open to all level of writer; no prior experience needed in working with the Tarot. Images from a variety of Tarot decks will be provided weekly (including Roots of Asia, Poet Tarot, Rider-Waite, Thoth, Motherpeace, Daughters of the Moon, Voyager, and more).
This six week on-line course starts February 15 and ends on March 25, 2016. Cost is $250. Course communication will take place over a combination of email, Zoom, and private online discussion forum. For more information or to sign up, contact me here or visit The Wheel of Archetypal Selves Tarot Facebook page to message me there.
Photo at top of post by Robyn Beattie.
Related post on my background and Tarot lineage:
A Tarot writing exercise:
Tarot for Two, where I co-blog with Mary Allen:
For an example of the kind of writing these courses produce, see this post by Marsha Rosenzweig Pincus:
Guest Post at Laundry Line Divine, with Tarot Haiku: