Chapter 3: Odyssey Writing: A Guide for Participants Part of From the High Hill In This Section Introduction to Writing Your Odyssey From From the High Hill "Tell me, O Muse, of that ingenious hero who traveled far and wide" begins the first sentence of Homer's Odyssey. Organizing and Collecting Memories, Stories, and Mementos From From the High Hill To incorporate all the possibilities might mean writing a book! And you may want to write a book! Preparing to Write From From the High Hill Approaches to writing inform the finished product. You may choose to write in a "stream of consciousness" without any particular focus in mind. Or you... Writing Your Odyssey From From the High Hill Here it is! The moment you've been waiting for—or dreading! The pencils are sharpened, the pens lined up in a row, the cover is off the typewriter, or... Pairing up for Peer Support From From the High Hill During your retreat weekend, you may have chosen a partner for the writing interval. You and your partner might meet together occasionally to read and... Reviewing What You Have Written From From the High Hill You've done it! Your Odyssey, the pages of your life, is complete. Put the pages in a drawer and leave them alone for a couple of days (don't peek!). Adding Ruffles and Flourishes From From the High Hill Special Objects You may want to incorporate into your Odyssey presentation some of the artifacts from your High Hill retreat or from your research, such... Preparing for the Presentation of Your Odyssey From From the High Hill "In every end, there is a beginning," wrote T.S. Eliot.... After the Odyssey Presentation From From the High Hill Congratulations! You have presented your life story. You have told that life to a room full of people who support you and care about you.... PREVIOUS: Flow of the First Two-Day Retreat UP: From the High Hill NEXT: Introduction to Writing Your Odyssey Download all of From the High Hill (Word) (PDF) to edit or print.