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Humor Writing Workshop

  Humor Writing Workshop

Everyone loves to laugh! In this fun and entertaining humor writing class, we look at the history of comedy, talk about what makes something funny and use writing prompts to get the creativity flowing. Andra shares some of her work and interested students can also share their writing with the class. Enjoy lots of laughs […]

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Writing From The Inside Out

  Writing From The Inside Out

Does the inner critic keep you from writing? Spend an afternoon learning writing practice with Nita Sweeney, MFA, author of the best-selling memoir, Depression Hates a Moving Target, and long-time student of Natalie Goldberg. Writing practice increases productivity and tames the inner critic. In-class writing, optional reading aloud with no critique and short meditation periods […]

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Writing Wizards, 4/5 Grade: Get a Clue!

  Writing Wizards, 4/5 Grade: Get a Clue!

Together we will fine-tune our detective skills by learning all the ins and outs of a good caper story. Using our super sleuthing skills, we will uncover culprits to crimes, create our own Top Secret missions, and write suspenseful stories. On the last day of class, students will partake in an “escape room” challenge. We […]

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Writing Wizards, 6-8 Grade: Tell Your Story

  Writing Wizards, 6-8 Grade: Tell Your Story

No matter who you are or where you’re from, you have a story to tell. In this class, we’re going to tell those stories! We’ll dig up true (or mostly-true) tales from our own lives and use those experiences to create the beginning of your very own memoir. The stories of your own life are […]

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Writing Wizards, 2/3 Grade: Adventure Time

  Writing Wizards, 2/3 Grade: Adventure Time

This is not your average writing class, this is an adventure class! What would it be like to be stranded on a desert island, or locked inside a Target store? What if you were a superhero in charge of saving the world? Each class will be filled with creative activities and fun games to get […]

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Writing Wizards, 2/3 Grade: I Met a Monster!

  Writing Wizards, 2/3 Grade: I Met a Monster!

Ever wanted to meet a monster? Some are scary, but not all monsters are bad. They might even play soccer with you! You will imagine your own monster, silly or scary, write about it, draw it, and more. Maybe your monster is friends with Mike and Sulley? It’s up to you in this class! Teacher: […]

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Writing Wizards, 4/5 Grade: Writer’s Tool Box

  Writing Wizards, 4/5 Grade: Writer’s Tool Box

Have you ever read a book that was so good, you simply could not put it down? How do writers DO that? Learn more about the tools you need to build your own un-put-down-able story—from dynamic characters to compelling plots and everything in between. Writing Wizards classes meet for five consecutive Saturdays, from February 8 […]

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