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10/14 NY Times Bestseller Jonathan Maberry on “Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid for It!)”

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 10/14 NY Times Bestseller Jonathan Maberry on “Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid for It!)”

As a kickoff event for our Fall for Writing Conference, we are pleased to have this fun talk! Making Stuff Up for a Living (And Getting Paid For It!) NY Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry has built a successful and weirdly diverse career by being flexible, trying new things, ignoring bad advice, realizing that writer’s block is a myth, learning from mistakes, building community, and having a lot of fun. In this lively talk and Q & A he’ll share his...

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10/14 Art Show Reception (Steampunk!)

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 10/14 Art Show Reception (Steampunk!)

Kickoff event for our Fall for Writing Conference. Cinematic Escapes: Whether in Technicolor or black-and-white, the art is inspired by the big screen.  Artists:  Stephen Marchesi, T. Greenwood, Jill G. Hall, Deborah Ramos, and Bonnie Woods. We have art inspired by classic horror films (perfect for Halloween season), plus Treasure Island, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more.  There will be short readings from some of the works that...

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11/13 Haiku and Zen with Carol Moscrip

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 11/13 Haiku and Zen with Carol Moscrip

The purpose of the class is to spark haiku writing from the confidence of knowing what a haiku is and what it is not. As writers, we will explore how Zen has affected the focus of haiku writing over centuries, but no adherence to Zen is necessary for the course. A working definition of haiku will be developed by looking at a variety of examples of this form in translation and in those written originally in English. There are 23 techniques for writing haiku, according...

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10/29 Healing the Inner Maiden: a Sacred Initiation into Womanhood with Lara Eisenberg

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 10/29 Healing the Inner Maiden: a Sacred Initiation into Womanhood with Lara Eisenberg

For centuries, women have felt disregarded and devalued in regards to their bodies, needs and cycles of life.  Many traditional religions consider menstruation as unclean.  Girls and women all over the world report feeling dirty and embarrassed during the time of their menses. There was a time when women’s bodies and menstruation was honored and held sacred. And when a woman reached menopause, she was honored for her wisdom and the fruitful time she spends...

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10/15 Fall for Writing: Info on Individual Sessions

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Blog, Classes, Events, Fresh Ink, Inklings, Monthly Event, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 10/15 Fall for Writing: Info on Individual Sessions

October 15-16th:  All Day Conference.  Individual sessions are offered throughout both days.  Below you will find more information about the sessions.  You can buy a weekend pass and take up to 10 sessions (we have two rooms so there are usually 2 classes running at the same time) or you can pay for each session you want individually. More info on conference: click here Members  $25/session:  A la carte pricing for individual sessions (choose sessions...

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