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Jun
3
Join us at the community table in the light-filled reference room where we’ll be inspired to write from rotating prompts. We’ll do a few short-timed writing sessions designed to help you get your pen moving while shutting down your inner critic. After each timed session, writers will read their new ...
Start Date
Monday, June 3
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 3 - August 19
Time
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Melissa Bell-Pitts

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jun
7
This writing experience offers attendees the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We write from a variety of prompts designed to release the inner censor and simply get words on a page. After each timed session, writers read aloud their new work to participating attendees ...
Start Date
Friday, June 7
Note
Meets Fridays
Duration
June 7 - August 30
Time
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Leslie Dodd

Venue
Online
Jun
10
This workshop class is designed to motivate and inspire writers of kids’ books by exploring plot and craft techniques through discussion, peer-sharing, and writing exercises. Come with a work-in-progress–or at least an idea for one. Enrolled students also receive an invitation to join Marcia in additional kids’ book writing opportunities ...
Start Date
Monday, June 10
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 10 - July 29
Time
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost
$150
Instructor

Marcia Thornton Jones

Venue
Online
Jun
26
Want to write but struggling for ideas? Find some inspiration through ekphrastic writing—writing inspired by different art forms. Sean will lead you through this non-stop writing boot camp and show you how to tap into endless fields of creative insight. Sean L Corbin has taught ekphrastic writing for years, and ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 26
Note
One time, Wednesday
Duration
June 26 - June 26
Time
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost
$52
Instructor

Sean L. Corbin

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jun
29
The purpose of this circle is to offer a safer space (because there is no truly safe space) for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) womxn to write and share our truths. It will also serve to build a strong BIPOC womxn’s writing community. Each session will include writing ...
Start Date
Saturday, June 29
Note
Meets Saturdays
Duration
June 29 - July 27
Time
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Mya Sophia and Ondine Quinn

Venue
Online
Jul
24
You don’t have to be an artist to write picture books! This workshop focuses on structuring, writing, and formatting your idea into a book perfect for the picture book market. Enrolled students also receive an invitation to join Marcia in additional kids’ book writing opportunities for free. Marcia Thornton Jones ...
Start Date
Wednesday, July 24
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
July 24 - August 28
Time
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Marcia Thornton Jones

Venue
Online
Aug
24
"Outdoor Writing" as a genre, can take many forms. It can be creative nonfiction (Steven Rinella), fiction (Ernest Hemingway), or combinations of both (Norman Maclean). The genre can include book-length essays, novels, weekly newspaper columns, and the most common, magazine stories. The market is extensive. The outdoor industry adds $70 ...
Start Date
Saturday, August 24
Note
One time, Saturday
Duration
August 24 - August 24
Time
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost
$70
Instructor

Bill Carman

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.

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