Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 143–148 | Cite as

Automatism and Neurolinguistics in the Creation of a Fairy Tale for Adults: Excerpts of The Secret of the Seventh Tower

  • Elizabeth H. Valarino


Excerpts of a fairy tale for adults entitled “The Secret of the Seventh Tower” are presented, indicating the presence of the neurolinguistic systems of representation used in its creation during the process of automatism. The latter is the process of writing while suspending conscious editing to be able to express subconscious ideas and feelings. This model has been applied to facilitate the resolution of writer’s blocks and enhance creative writing in seminars for students and university professors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth H. Valarino
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Central University of Venezuela (UCV)Venezuela
  2. 2.Revista Integración of the Veracruzana University in MexicoMexico

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