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10:00 am

How to Write Funny: A Prose Workshop

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual Class VA 23517 United States
$45 1 ticket left

Humor on the page is a delicate flower, and there is nothing quite so awkward as watching it wilt. This interactive workshop will explore the basic elements that make a story (fiction or nonfiction) funny, including juxtaposition, irony, understatement, exaggeration, and voice. We will examine a few sterling examples of humor writing – both wry…

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Teen Writers Class: Saturday Mornings

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Class meets bi-weekly; 5 sessions
Virtual Class VA 23517 United States
$166.5 7 tickets left

In this workshop, you can explore fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and more. Each meeting, teachers will lead different breakout groups, focused on different genres, with creative exercises, prompts, and readings. You can learn a new genre or sharpen your skills while working on something you are already writing and have ample time to share and…

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Surrealist Poetry

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Workshop meets weekly: 4 sessions
Virtual Class VA 23517 United States
$170

Andre Breton's best answer to the question "What is your name?" was "Forty-Five Houses." Now that NASA has discovered a whole universe that consists of little to no dark matter, it's probably time to refocus on embracing commotion and uncertainty, surprise and anticipation. To invite the dead-end, then invent a way out on your own.…

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1:00 pm

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Hampton Roads Meeting

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 24, 2020

The Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave, Suite #3
Norfolk, VA 23517 United States

NOW ONLINE! We're speculative fiction writers (science fiction, fantasy and more). We share our experiences and adventures in reading, writing, craft development and publishing with each other, and become better writers through it all. To become a member of this Group visit our Facebook group to find out more and join.

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Dark Memoir

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Workshop meets bi-weekly; 6 sessions
The Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave, Suite #3
Norfolk, VA 23517 United States
$200

Writing the Dark Memoir is designed for the student who is struggling to find a safe audience and space to voice and express work that divulges sensitive material. The writers may not feel comfortable sharing mature or explicit material in a traditional classroom environment such as topics ranging from sexual abuse, grief/ death, trauma, drug…

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Understanding the Three-Act Story Structure

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Class VA 23517 United States
$45 6 tickets left

For thousands of years, the three-act story structure has been the predominant method for telling a tale. Why? Because it works! Join us as we explore the pattern and assembly of story, how and when to place key elements, where subplots begin and end, and much more. Please note: This class is an online class.…

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Poetry of Self-Compassion

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Workshop meets weekly: 4 sessions
Virtual Class VA 23517 United States
$170

English poet, David Whyte, describes self-compassion as a form of faith, a way in which to converse with the world, and as poets, we can only best perform this act with innocent eyes. In this class, we will attempt to do just that. We will grant ourselves permission to wonder again, to gaze at the…

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A Grammar Refresher

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual Class VA 23517 United States
$45 7 tickets left

(Who, whom) do you think should take this workshop? Each of the writers who (has, have) problems with grammar. Everyone who writes should know (his/her, their) grammar rules. This session will help you refresh your grammar knowledge and polish your writing skills, so you will make (less, fewer) mistakes. (Answers: who, has, his/her, fewer)

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3:00 pm

Fiction Writing – ASAP

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 7, 2020

Virtual Class VA 23517 United States

Please complete this after every outreach class meeting: https://the-muse.org/muse-teacher-end-of-outreach-form/

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