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Visual Journaling: Exploring the Imagination 

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this seminar will help writers tap into a different type of creativity. We will take a quick break from structured writing and combine words with visual elements, also looking at other artists’ journals. This semester, we will try simple art techniques to explore our stream of…

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Spark Your Creativity

Everyone is creative. There are tools that can help us be more creative, find our projects and knock down our inner walls. In this seminar, we’ll explore the creativity gene, how creativity works, why we get blocks, and discover some methods of breaking through the blocks. We’ll move quickly through five or six exercises in…

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One-Page Story Games

Roleplaying games are a unique form of collaborative storytelling–but they don’t need to be complex. Like short fiction, sometimes the best stories are those that can be enjoyed in one sitting–and RPGs encourage a loose and lighthearted approach to your favorite genre. Learn to support your story concept with a simple game structure to create…

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One-Page Story Games

Roleplaying games are a unique form of collaborative storytelling–but they don’t need to be complex. Like short fiction, sometimes the best stories are those that can be enjoyed in one sitting–and RPGs encourage a loose and lighthearted approach to your favorite genre. Learn to support your story concept with a simple game structure to create…

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One-Page Story Games

Roleplaying games are a unique form of collaborative storytelling–but they don’t need to be complex. Like short fiction, sometimes the best stories are those that can be enjoyed in one sitting–and RPGs encourage a loose and lighthearted approach to your favorite genre. Learn to support your story concept with a simple game structure to create…

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One-Page Story Games

Roleplaying games are a unique form of collaborative storytelling–but they don’t need to be complex. Like short fiction, sometimes the best stories are those that can be enjoyed in one sitting–and RPGs encourage a loose and lighthearted approach to your favorite genre. Learn to support your story concept with a simple game structure to create…

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Planning Out Your Writing Life

The actual writing of a piece could be the easiest part of all the writer needs to consider in order to get their tome in front of a reader. This seminar will explain using tools like Gantt charts, flowcharts, and calendars to help manage “all the stuff” around writing.

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Giving Voice: A Creative Writing Workshop for Women

“The function of freedom is to free someone else, and if you are no longer wracked in bondage, to tell your story.” (Toni Morrison and Anne Lamott) This workshop for women will follow the Amherst Writers Method of developing voice, craft and leadership through the practice of writing poetry, fiction and essays in a supportive…

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Giving Voice: A Creative Writing Workshop for Women

“The function of freedom is to free someone else, and if you are no longer wracked in bondage, to tell your story.” (Toni Morrison and Anne Lamott) This workshop for women will follow the Amherst Writers Method of developing voice, craft and leadership through the practice of writing poetry, fiction and essays in a supportive…

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