Nita Sweeney



    Nita writes and teaches using the writing practice techniques of best-selling author Natalie Goldberg with whom she has studied since 1996.

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    Thursday, October 23 from 6:30 to 8:30PM
    Upper Arlington Municipal Building
    3600 Tremont Road
    Council Committee Room
    Class No. 443221 A
    $22 for Residents of UA; $26 for Non-Residents

    If it weren’t for supportive groups, reader friends, editors and colleagues, some writers would never write at all; others would never finish anything. Discuss different types of writing groups, how to start or join a group and writing-group ground rules. Share your own ideas, wish list and previous experiences. Meet other writers, ask questions and possibly find a writing tribe of your own. Incentive, support and critique…priceless!

    Call 614-583-5333 or visit the website to register or for more information.


    Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 9AM to 3PM
    UA Senior Center
    Building 1 – Room 104
    1945 Ridgeview Road

    “I fully recommend Nita Sweeney, a wonderful teacher who I asked to bring writing practice to Ohio. She has studied with me intensively for many years and understands the fears and hopes of writers. Her workshops benefit beginners as well as long-time practitioners.” – Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones and Wild Mind

    Does that nasty inner critic keep you from writing? If so, spend a day doing writing practice with Nita Sweeney, MFA, freelance writer, teacher, and long-time student of Natalie Goldberg. “Writing practice,” reduces stress around writing, increases productivity, and tames the inner critic. In-class writing practice, optional reading with no critique and short periods of meditation help students access their wild writing minds. No previous writing or meditation experience is necessary. Course content varies to accommodate returning students. Bring a pen, a notebook, and an open mind for a day filled with creative fun!

    Class schedule includes a one-hour lunch break.

    For more information or to register call 614-583-5300
    or visit


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    UA Municipal Building
    Council Committee Room
    3600 Tremont Road (Upper Arlington)
    Cost: $22 for UA residents and $26 for non-residents.

    Each November during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) thousands of writers write a 50,000-word book in one month. You can too! Six-time NaNoWriMo winner, Nita Sweeney, shares her valuable tips and perspective on approaching the project, reaching the finish line, and embracing this unique experience. Learn strategies for becoming a NaNoWriMo winner. Go to for more details on this yearly challenge. Push the envelope, strengthen your writing skills, and have fun doing it!

    For more information or to register call 614-583-5300
    or visit


    Nita is available by appointment for speaking engagements, workshops, classes, and retreats.    Email Nita for details. 

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    Last modified: October 8, 2014