01/12 Voice Lessons: Words on the Page with Judy Reeves
If you want to write a novel, screenplay, short story – anything, the first step is to start writing. You don’t have to know the beginning, middle and end of a piece, you don’t even have to know what you want to write, but if you want to be a writer who writes, you must take that first step and you must take it again and again. This lively and inspiring workshop will teach you how.
Within the friendly setting of like-experienced writers, you’ll learn to practice the craft of writing through in-group exercises and spontaneous discussions. You’ll learn how to get started and keep going, what stuck looks like and how to get unstuck, how to tell when the critic, censor, or editor is present and what to do about it, and how to discover what you really want to write about. Join us for this no-experience-required workshop.
Judy Reeves is a writer, teacher and writing practice provocateur whose books include A Writer’s Book of Days; Writing Alone, Writing Together; A Creative Writer’s Kit and The Writer’s Retreat Kit. Her work has also appeared in the San Diego Reader, The Frozen Moment, A Year in Ink, Vols I and 5 and other anthologies. Two plays, written with a women’s writing ensemble, were produced in the Fritz Blitz. In addition to leading private writing workshops and retreats, Judy teaches at UCSD Extension and speaks at writing conferences internationally. A tenth anniversary Revised Edition of A Writer’s Book of Days was named Best Nonfiction in the 2010 San Diego Book Awards. Her latest release is the Daily Appointment Calendar for Writers. Her website is judyreeveswriter.com She blogs at livelymuse.com.
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