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Take Dana’s Class: The Advanced Romance Workshop which begins on Tuesday, October 6 7-9:30pm EST! Genre fiction is not only lucrative – it’s a relentless pursuit of joy. That’s what Dana loves about romance: the happiness factor, the HEA – or happily ever after – is required, and that opens up a world of hope…

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The Muse is celebrating Hispanic and Latin@ Heritage Month on Friday, October 2nd at 7 pm EST with poetry and prose from Latin@ writers. We are honored to share our space with these voices: Michelle Moncayo, Ire’ne Lara Silva, Mike Soto, and Melissa Coss Aquino. This reading will be hosted by Muse Teaching Artist Amanda…

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The 20/30 Writers Club is a creative writing workshop and support group aimed at young adults who want to build camaraderie and connections within the thriving writing community in Norfolk. 20/30 now meets Friday mornings from 10-11 am EST and Sunday evenings from 5-8pm EST via Zoom. Meetings will begin Friday, October 2.  Come join…

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The Muse is proud to offer several opportunities for children and teens to hone their unique writing voices and creativity! Register for one of our fall youth workshops: Young Writers Workshop, Teen Writers Workshop: Monday Evenings, & Teen Writers Multi-Group Workshop: Saturday Mornings!  Our youth workshops allow students to explore fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and…

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“Remember that when someone hears your story, it is hard for them to be your enemy.” -Sheila Arnold Take one of Sheila’s Classes: Storytelling: The Stories Inside Us, Healing the Sting, and Storytelling Next: Taking Your Story Further! If you are a person who would like to learn more about how to tell a story…

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The Muse Writers Center is spotlighted by The Hampton Roads Show‘s Kerri Furey, where Executive Director, Michael Khandelwal talks about how the center has reacted to COVID, and in some ways welcomed the opportunity to be extra creative. Watch the video and learn about The Muse’s fall classes and events–all online–where anyone in the world…

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Take Diane’s Class:  The Screenwriting Workshop: Tuesday Evenings These classes offer insightful, positive feedback on screenplays, teleplays, TV pilots and treatments that are in progress. They will focus on story structure, character arcs and thematic development while also offering guidance on common screenplay formatting issues. Unlike other forms of writing, screenwriting is a highly collaborative…

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Take one of John’s Classes:  Buffing & Polishing: The Art of Rewriting and Writing as a Way to Heal from Grief “Why do you write? To get rich? Famous? My hunch is those things would be nice, but you probably write because you must. Writing is its own reward, and writing well is a goal…

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“Remember that when someone hears your story, it is hard for them to be your enemy.” -Sheila Arnold Take one of Sheila’s Classes: Storytelling: The Stories Inside Us and Storytelling: Social JusticeHere’s why Kindra thinks you should take her class: If you are a person who would like to learn more about how to tell…

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Take a class taught by Skye: Songwriting: The Lyrical Craft, Ukulele Performance Workshop, and Songwriting for Young Writers, Songwriting: They Lyrical Craft: This class is great for music lovers of all varieties, but especially for those who pay lots of attention to the lyrics and the stories behind the songs they hear. No musical experience…

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