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Fiction 2: Deeper into Character & Story (Wednesday Evenings)

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

The fiction writing journey continues where Fiction 1 left off. Returning students and writers new to The Muse (who have fiction writing experience) will be encouraged to produce and submit original work for discussion by the group in the workshop format. In addition, participants will take a deeper look at the essential craft elements of…

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The Fiction Workshop (Thursday Evenings) 

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

The Fiction Workshop continues with returning members and new members who have fiction writing workshop experience. Members of the group will workshop original work while taking a deeper look at the essential craft elements of fiction writing. Topics such as POV, scene writing, dialogue and more may be explored through short lectures or study of…

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Writing Children’s Books

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

Do you have an idea for a children’s book? This fiction workshop will focus on children’s picture books, chapter books, and middle grade novels. Drawing on her experience as an agented and traditionally-published children’s book author, the instructor will offer advice on the choices that should be made on form, genre, age category, and point-of-view…

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Creative Writing for Middle School Youth (Saturday Mornings)

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

Creative Writing for Middle School Youth (ages 11 to younger 14-year-olds) explores the fundamentals of creative writing and encourages each student to find their individual writing voice, no matter the genre (poetry, fiction, comics, songwriting, and screenwriting). Students will explore their creative expression through unique prompts, exercises, in-class writing, and opportunities to share and discuss…

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Creative Writing for High School Teens (Hybrid)

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

Creative Writing for High School Teens encourages students to expand their creative writing by challenging them to elevate their creative voices with new writing techniques. During class, students learn in-depth literary craft techniques through lessons, exercises, and prompts. Popular topics include villain archetypes, magic system basics, how to write a fight scene, poetry, screenwriting, and…

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24 Hour Comic Day

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

24 Hour Comic Day is a challenge in which artists attempt to create a 24-page comic book written, drawn, and completed in 24 hours. Cartoonist Scott McCloud came up with the challenge in 1990 as a creative exercise for himself and fellow comics artist Stephen R. Bissette. Beginning in 2004, writer Nat Gertler organized the…

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Young Writers Class

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

The Young Writers Workshop explores a wide variety of genres and topics, including poetry, fiction, comics, and songwriting! During class, students engage their creative expression through various prompts, exercises, in-class writing sessions, and opportunities to share their work. All forms of creative writing are welcome. This course is open to all young writers in 3rd…

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Heaven Assure, Shoulders High in the Room

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

In this poetry workshop, we'll find forms of happiness in different life situations. Specifically, we will study excitement, grief and reconciliation, inspiration and creativity, and contentedness. Poets we will study include, among others: Keats, Sappho, Milton, Agha Shahid Ali, James Wright, Nazim Hikmet, Antonio Machado, Derek Walcott, William Blake, Yeats, Sylvia Plath, Gwendolyn Brooks, Peter…

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The Advanced Fiction Workshop (Sunday Afternoons)

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

The Advanced Fiction Workshop continues with returning members and new members with advanced fiction writing workshop experience. Members of the group will actively workshop their own and others’ original work while taking a deeper look at what makes a project come to completion. All members of the group will have the opportunity to submit material…

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