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Screenwriting: One Day Workshop

  Screenwriting: One Day Workshop

Andy Rose, Screenwriter, Producer, Author & Lecturer Led by someone with success in the business, this fun workshop provides a well-rounded understanding of the world of screenwriting, including the creative process, writing methods and fundamentals of the business. Learn step-by-step how to take an original premise for a movie and develop it into a professionally-written […]

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Playwriting: An Introduction

  Playwriting: An Introduction

Elliott Lemberg Have you ever wanted to write a piece that could be performed onstage? Veteran director and educator Elliott Lemberg teaches the basics of playwriting in this course. In the first class, students cover storytelling fundamentals and technique through various short writing exercises. Between classes, write your own short play and have the option […]

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Playwriting: An Introduction

  Playwriting: An Introduction

Elliott Lemberg Have you ever wanted to write a piece that could be performed onstage? Veteran director and educator Elliott Lemberg teaches the basics of playwriting in this course. In the first class, students cover storytelling fundamentals and technique through various short writing exercises. Between classes, write your own short play and have the option […]

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! About the book and author: In Lebanon during the civil war, a teenage boy and his family […]

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Writing From The Inside Out

  Writing From The Inside Out

Nita Sweeney, MFA, author of the memoir “Depression Hates a Moving Target” Inner critic stopping you? Learn “writing practice” from a published author, teacher and long-time student of Natalie Goldberg. “Writing practice” reduces stress around writing, increases productivity, and tames your inner critic. In-class writing, optional reading with no critique, and short meditation periods help […]

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Adult Writing Workshop: How to Build an Author Platform, Network, and Audience to Attract Publishers

  Adult Writing Workshop: How to Build an Author Platform, Network, and Audience to Attract Publishers

MONDAY, MAY 20 Building Your Author Platform: How to Build a Network and Audience to Attract Book Publishers Instructor: Brooke Preston In today’s climate, publishers still care about content . . but they increasingly also care about an author’s “platform.” Even a great premise may be passed by if an author is perceived to have […]

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Writing Master Class: Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers

  Writing Master Class: Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers

SATURDAY, MAY 18 Creativity, Mechanics, and Motivation for Writers Instructors: Nicole M. Gnezda, PhD and Melissa Weber, MA Join creativity consultant Nicole M. Gnezda, PhD and writing instructor Melissa L. Weber, MA for a unique master class that will help you tap into your creative resources, give you techniques to improve your craft, and offer […]

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Join us for the Beer & Pretzel Pairing Party on November 3rd featuring Combustion Brewing & Happy Little Treats!

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