09/13 Year in Ink Anthology Reading

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Sat, Sept 13, 8-9pm Year in Ink Anthology Reading.  Anyone published in any of our annual anthologies can read.  Sign up to read. We will also have the new anthology in. Please sign up to read by...

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12/14 Voice Lessons: Sentences and Other Structures with Judy Reeves

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In prose, the purpose of the sentence is to lead the reader to the next sentence. But more than that: The sentence carries the rhythm, the tone, the meaning of the whole piece. Sentences reveal character and move the action; they create the voice that is unique to the writer and the story. This workshop will focus on sentences. We’ll review examples from the masters (Annie Dillard among them), and look at some of our own to determine if they’re doing the...

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11/09 Voice Lessons: The Art of Writing Memory with Judy Reeves

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Our memories are thick with the stuff that makes good stories, fictional or “true.” Whether you’re writing a memoir or a personal narrative essay, or just thinking of starting one, or if you just want to experience the sometimes surprising, occasionally painful, often joyful exploration of writing your memories, this workshop will lead you into your own rich storehouse of material. Fiction writers can use the memory excavations for transplanting into novels or...

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09/28 Voice Lessons: Exploring Narrative Strategies with Judy Reeves

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Impulses & Intentions, Possibilities & Promises The story must be told, how will you tell it? Narrative strategy is how the writer chooses to tell the story and what techniques or elements she uses for maximum narrative impact. In this workshop, we’ll explore aspects of narrative choices such as form and genre, plot structure, point of view, narrative time and psychic distance, and a few others along the way. We’ll review examples from published work...

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09/20 SOULCOLLAGE® and Creative Journaling: The Animal Companion as Guide, Muse, and Witness with Mary Lee Moser

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Are you interested in exploring new paths to creativity? This class can offer you a relaxing, safe setting for learning fresh ways to use both writing and visual imagery to move forward in your art and your life. SoulCollage® and Journal to the Self® are two expressive processes that, when combined, can illuminate information from the deepest parts of our creative selves. In this class we’ll make very personal collage cards symbolizing powerful animal energy, which...

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