How Do You Write with Aphantasia?

“If you can’t visualize mentally, how can you write?” As a writer with aphantasia, Dustin Grinnell is faced with this question often. It’s not an easy one to answer. From his perspective, a writer with a blind mind’s eye writes by patchwork, using a myriad of sources and collected ideas to build something original.

2. In this creative writing workshop, he will deliver insight into how he has approached the craft of writing in his ten years of professional work writing for businesses, in his freelance writing for newspapers and magazines, and in his writing of two science fiction thrillers. Workshop attendees will learn how to develop an original piece of writing from concept to finished piece.