Purpose Driven Writing
Purpose Driven Writing will guide students in understanding the purpose that drives their writing and how to use intention to build a brand as a writer using the 5 principles of “A Purpose Driven Writer” created by instructor Tonii Langhorne. Students will walk away with a clearer understanding of why they are writing, who they are writing for, and how to use their “why” to create and grow their brand from hobby to business. This 2-hour interactive course will incorporate both writing activities and discussions, where all students are expected to engage and participate in encouraging a vibrant learning experience. Students should bring something to write with and an open mind; the rest will develop organically.
5 Principles of A Purpose Driven Writer:
- Your words are not your own
- Experience Matters
- A Demand only you can supply
- Words are not enough
- Purpose is a renewable resource
This workshop is appropriate for all genres and levels of experience.
What To Bring
Bring something to write with/on.
Students need something to write on (computer, pad of paper, etc). Handouts will be provided by the instructor.
This workshop is scheduled via Zoom date TBA.
This class will be given over Zoom and will be entirely online. We will share documents through Google Drive & Google Docs, which has a track changes editing component. If you have questions, please click the link below for more information.
The cost of this workshop is $50 with priority given to BIPOC. Scholarships available. For more information about the Scholarship Program, please click the registration link below.
About The Instructor
Tonii Langhorne is an Entreprepoet™ — an author, artist, and entrepreneur — who has a passion for both, creativity and the people who create. This passion, leads everything he creates, from his own personal projects, like his first poetry collection called (Her), to his company Tonii Inc, a conglomerate that oversees several companies Tonii owns and manages. From business to personal Artistry, his passion, values, and personal focus in life of helping others is evident. Among his several business ventures, ii Publishing, a small press publishing company specializing in Poetry and fiction novels, and Poetix University, an international Institute made specifically for the education and artist development of poets worldwide, have established his brand as a pioneering force in the literary industry. Tonii has over a decade of experience in various creative roles, which he now utilizes to lead and develop new ways of helping the poetry community learn, express, and create. He transforms books into experiences and has created a community around his brand based on support, passion, and growth. He believes he and his company are one, with one shared mission: to create galaxies of experiences from creative material.
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Tonii Langhorne [he/him/his] is a Black man with dark brown eyes and a shaved head, with a dark mustache and goatee. He is wearing a black dress shirt, black bow tie, a black vest, and a black suit jacket with hands clasped in front of him.