Spring and Summer 2018 Workshops

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The Elements of Fiction

The Elements of Fiction

Tuesdays, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm 9 - 11
Fiction is both an escape from reality and way back to ourselves. Words can transport us to other worlds, other times, and other lives while still speaking to those basic human desires - safety, belonging, acceptance. To carve this way out and in, a writer must be skilled, take risks,... Read More...
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It's Your Thing

It’s Your Thing

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 12 - 16
In this workshop, you can write whatever you want: personal memoir, screenplay, TV pilot, political manifesto, rock opera, sports investigation, epic poem, western comedy, horror-romance, spy-sci-fi, or some sort of strange, new thing, you’re not even sure what to call it. Whatever it is, you must write it fiercely and... Read More...
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The Game of Poetry

The Game of Poetry

Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 9 - 12
We read, we write, we look, we listen, we share, we play. We need to play with words to master them. Here you’ll find lots of freedom to explore the most creative and fun form of writing, Poetry. Poetry helps us process and make sense of our experiences. The poetry... Read More...
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Picture This! Writing Your Own Picture Book

Picture This! Writing Your Own Picture Book

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 8 - 11
In this course we will revisit our favorite stories and illustrations as we learn how to create our own picture books. Writing/illustrating picture books, allows us to bring some of our deepest beliefs to life, in the most colorful and whimsical of ways. As we explore how to create characters, style,... Read More...
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POW! Writing and Drawing Comics

POW! Writing and Drawing Comics

Saturdays, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm 10-14
In this workshop, students will learn how to use cartooning vocabulary to tell their own stories, from ordinary, everyday events to the most fantastic realms of a child’s imagination. Little art experience is needed, just an interest and a passion for making work. Students will be taught every stage of... Read More...
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Girls Rising

Girls Rising

Fridays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 10-15
Girls, it's time. Time to be smart, time to be creative, time to let your voice be heard! Every girl has a story that she needs to shout from the mountain tops - that includes you. Come write, discuss, and revel in what you love, in what inspires you, and... Read More...
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