2017-04/02 Poetry with Sarah Sleeper

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Ekphrastic poets find their inspiration in works of visual art. The poems they write imagine, describe or expand upon the “story” of an image, and each individual poet creates unique works of poetic art, separate from but related to the visual art. In this workshop Sarah Z. Sleeper will teach you methodologies so that you can confidently approach this exciting cross-genre art space. You will work in a lovely gallery and will create one or more of your own ekphrastic...

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2017-03/05 The Artist’s Way with Kristen Fogle and Lydia Lea Real

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Classes, Creativity and Journaling, Events | Comments Off on 2017-03/05 The Artist’s Way with Kristen Fogle and Lydia Lea Real

Have you been trying to muster up the energy to complete your creative project for a while now? Are you recently retired, perhaps, and looking to get back into that artistic hobby you always loved before LIFE took over? Or maybe you work in an artistic field, always on other people’s projects…just never on your own? This powerful, condensed SEVEN-week course is for novices and working artists of all types, including writers, visual artists, actors, dancers,...

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2017-05/13 The Tom Bird Method: You Can Write Your Book in a Weekend

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Classes, Events, Fiction | Comments Off on 2017-05/13 The Tom Bird Method: You Can Write Your Book in a Weekend

Many are drawn to the art form of writing to allow healing, transformation and the release of their divine potential. In this three-hour workshop, you write with Tom using his most successful technique, the innate and natural Divine Author Within space. Ninety-seven percent of those attending Best Selling Author Tom Bird’s Write Your Book in a Weekend Retreat have completed the writing of their long awaited books in a weekend. This class will get you...

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2017-03/14 Humor Writing with David Coddon

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Classes, Events, Fiction, Short Story and Flash | Comments Off on 2017-03/14 Humor Writing with David Coddon

Humor writing is among the trickiest techniques in all of fiction, regardless of form (novel, short story, sudden fiction, et. al.) It requires not only skill but judgment, restraint and, like comedy itself, timing. Students will survey in brief the humorous works of a variety of popular authors (from Twain and Thurber to Charles Bukowski and Alexander McCall-Smith), then write inside and outside of class various humor pieces, both prompted by the instructor and of...

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2017-03/11 Stories in Things with Judy Reeves

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Classes, Fiction, Getting Started, Nonfiction | Comments Off on 2017-03/11 Stories in Things with Judy Reeves

We are like the magpie that hoards shiny objects for its nest; we accumulate things. We are collectors, hunters and gatherers, keepers of stuff. Within every object, item, article, icon and thing in our attics and basements and storage units, and in every collectibles shop and antique store is the genesis of a story. The writer’s work: finding and revealing the story.  This workshop will include techniques for looking closely, listening deeply, examining for scars...

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