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2018-01/07 New Beginnings: Generative Writing Workshop with Nathan Young

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2018-01/07 New Beginnings: Generative Writing Workshop with Nathan Young

Every new year marks a transition. We take this time to write about the changes we want to make in our lives, the new directions we would like to go and what it’s going to take to get us there. Special emphasis will be placed on imagining ourselves in a story, and how understating ourselves through the stories we tell ourselves can be insightful into how we view ourselves in the world. This workshop will be hands on and interactive. Beginners and experienced writers...

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2018-01/02 FREE Intro to Writing a One Person Show with Brenda Adelman

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2018-01/02 FREE Intro to Writing a One Person Show with Brenda Adelman

Brenda offers a 4-week workshop on this topic but first, she’ll give a FREE introductory lesson on the one-person show. Actors need to express themselves. The one-person show format puts the control into the performers hands. No waiting to be cast. No more being a background player in your life.  Instead your story, your message and your talent put you center stage. This is a class where we’ll begin to identify events in your life that shaped you, shocked you,...

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2018-01/14 Freelance Writing 101 with Felicia Campbell

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2018-01/14 Freelance Writing 101 with Felicia Campbell

Working as a freelance writer comes down to three things: the story, the pitch, and your professionalism. Those are the elements that will be covered in this class.   You have a great story to tell—a narrative history of a prominent building downtown, an inside scoop on the best places for a gin cocktail by the sea, or a personal story that speaks to a larger, human theme. But, what’s the hook? Why should an editor run your story now? We will discuss what makes a...

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2018-01/17 A Writer’s Book of Days—First the Book, Now the Class—with Judy Reeves

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2018-01/17 A Writer’s Book of Days—First the Book, Now the Class—with Judy Reeves

There’s a reason both writers new to the craft and experienced wordsmiths continue to use this book nearly twenty years after its initial publication; its subtitle says it all: A Spirited Companion and Lively Muse for the Writing Life. Within its pages, you’ll find friendly instruction in the craft of writing; down-to-earth, practical tips; thought-provoking and inspiring quotes; insight and gossip into the lives of famous and infamous writers; and guidelines for a...

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2017-12/17 10-Minute Play Write-In with Hannah Logan and San Diego Playwrights

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 2017-12/17 10-Minute Play Write-In with Hannah Logan and San Diego Playwrights

In this casual 10-Minute Play Write-In, you’ll get to have fun practicing your playwriting skills in the company of other writers. The event will start off with guided group-brainstorming of prompts, such as possible settings, character drives, props, lines of dialogue, styles, etc. Once we’ve created a good cloud of inspiration, there will be a quiet period for writing. Then at the end, we’ll save a little time for anyone who wishes to share what...

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