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Story v. Art: The Making of a Children’s Picture Book

In this special seminar, author Desiree Cooper and fabrication artist Bec Sloane will discuss the evolution of their children’s book, Nothing Special. A Booklist starred selection, Nothing Special combines a poignant intergenerational buddy story with stunning, 3-D art. The author and illustrator will talk about their collaboration and strategic decisions they made along the way and how answer questions about…

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Nonfiction 1: The Art of Writing True Stories (Thursday Mornings)

The truth doesn’t have to be written like a textbook. The truth can be exciting and gut wrenching and exotic. “True Stories Told Well,” is the definition given by Lee Gutkind, the founder and publisher of Creative Nonfiction Magazine of the 4th genre known in some circles as “Creative Nonfiction.” In this class we will…

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Nonfiction 1: The Art of Writing True Stories (Thursday Mornings)

The truth doesn’t have to be written like a textbook. The truth can be exciting and gut wrenching and exotic. “True Stories Told Well,” is the definition given by Lee Gutkind, the founder and publisher of Creative Nonfiction Magazine of the 4th genre known in some circles as “Creative Nonfiction.” In this class we will…

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Nonfiction 1: The Art of Writing True Stories (Thursday Mornings)

The truth doesn’t have to be written like a textbook. The truth can be exciting and gut wrenching and exotic. “True Stories Told Well,” is the definition given by Lee Gutkind, the founder and publisher of Creative Nonfiction Magazine of the 4th genre known in some circles as “Creative Nonfiction.” In this class we will…

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Nonfiction 1: The Art of Writing True Stories (Thursday Mornings)

The truth doesn’t have to be written like a textbook. The truth can be exciting and gut wrenching and exotic. “True Stories Told Well,” is the definition given by Lee Gutkind, the founder and publisher of Creative Nonfiction Magazine of the 4th genre known in some circles as “Creative Nonfiction.” In this class we will…

Read More

Nonfiction 1: The Art of Writing True Stories (Thursday Mornings)

The truth doesn’t have to be written like a textbook. The truth can be exciting and gut wrenching and exotic. “True Stories Told Well,” is the definition given by Lee Gutkind, the founder and publisher of Creative Nonfiction Magazine of the 4th genre known in some circles as “Creative Nonfiction.” In this class we will…

Read More

Nonfiction 1: The Art of Writing True Stories (Thursday Mornings)

The truth doesn’t have to be written like a textbook. The truth can be exciting and gut wrenching and exotic. “True Stories Told Well,” is the definition given by Lee Gutkind, the founder and publisher of Creative Nonfiction Magazine of the 4th genre known in some circles as “Creative Nonfiction.” In this class we will…

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Memoir, Magical Art, and Mental Well-being 

What are the brief moments that make us who we are? Magical art returns us to a time of uninhibited childhood creativity, a time before we censored ourselves or allowed others to tell us what was good or bad about our art creations. Memoir writing is particularly suited for an exploration of a moment, particularly…

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Memoir, Magical Art, and Mental Well-being 

What are the brief moments that make us who we are? Magical art returns us to a time of uninhibited childhood creativity, a time before we censored ourselves or allowed others to tell us what was good or bad about our art creations. Memoir writing is particularly suited for an exploration of a moment, particularly…

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Memoir, Magical Art, and Mental Well-being 

What are the brief moments that make us who we are? Magical art returns us to a time of uninhibited childhood creativity, a time before we censored ourselves or allowed others to tell us what was good or bad about our art creations. Memoir writing is particularly suited for an exploration of a moment, particularly…

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