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Program Feature: Fiction

We all have stories to tell, whether we’ve never written anything before, or we’re dusting off the old writing muscles and getting back in the game. This summer, The Muse is thrilled to offer a robust and comprehensive Fiction program for writers at all levels and stages of the process. **** Fiction 1: Monday Evenings…

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Program Feature: Screenwriting

Screenwriting is an exciting, creative, and labor-intensive art that can be learned. Every screenplay begins with FADE IN. Let’s get started. Join Matt Friedman for “Introduction to Screenwriting” on Wednesdays bi-weekly from Jun 30 – Aug 18, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm. This class will focus on discussing and developing story ideas, and sharing comments and suggesting solutions;…

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Teacher Feature: Shawn Girvan

Shawn Girvan, The Brain Genius of Truth Writing Shawn Girvan received his MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. His work has appeared in The Pitkin Review, Wraparound South, and West Texas Literary Review. He has also produced a critically acclaimed documentary film, has owned a wedding videography business, and studied and performed improvisation at…

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Classes this Weekend June 12-13 with Patti McCracken and Susan Isaak Lolis

Every writer and aspiring writer’s biggest, baldest, meanest fear–the blank page. Writer’s block has plagued many a penman. But it is a bully easily beaten back with the right know-how. In this course, participants will gain a better understanding of why blocks occur and how to overcome them (or drill right through them!). Join Patti…

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Teacher Feature: Meg Eden Kuyatt

Meg Eden Kuyatt is a 2020 Pitch Wars mentee, and her work is published or forthcoming in magazines including Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Crab Orchard Review, RHINO and CV2. She teaches creative writing at Anne Arundel Community College. She is the author of five poetry chapbooks, the novel “Post-High School Reality Quest” (2017), and the…

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Writing for Artists

Are you looking for a way to combine visual art with the craft of writing? We at The Muse are dedicated to cultivating a diverse community of creatives who work in a variety of media and explore their creative potential to the fullest! Are you a comic maker and/or writer brimming with ideas and need…

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Thought Radio

In a busy world of technological connectivity, we are constantly being bombarded with the suggestions and opinions of other people. All the noise of these outside influences can make it hard to navigate our own personal realities. In ThoughtRadio, we’ll explore our emotional selves while taking the time to play with different perspectives outside of…

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Teacher Feature: Jen Malia

Jen Malia is an autistic author and advocate. Her debut children’s picture book, Too Sticky!: Sensory Issues with Autism (Albert Whitman, April 2020), is about a girl who has to overcome her fear of sticky hands to participate in a slime experiment.  The main character is based on her own and her daughter’s experiences living with autism…

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Give Local 757 2021

  The Muse Writers Center is participating in Give Local 757 on Tuesday, May 11(all day, from midnight to 11:59 p.m.). All you have to do to donate is click on the donate button that will appear on the main page of our website on Tuesday, May 11. You can also visit our giving page…

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Youth Classes Summer 2021

  The Muse is excited to offer a number of insightful classes, workshops, and seminars for youth writers this Summer!  Youth Director Remy Smidt discusses this Summer’s Youth Classes! The Young Writers Workshop is taught by Songwriter Skye Zentz, Poet Kindra McDonald, and Writers Susan Deutsch and Remy Smidt. This Workshop is geared toward children ages 7-9 and will lead them through exercises…

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