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November 2019

Writing an Intentional Book

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$25 6 tickets left

Mini Workshop Instructor: Robin Flanigan Perhaps it’s a calling or simply a wish to make the world a better place. Whatever the reason, writing a book to help others live with intention means consciously considering the impact of your work. Using my book M is for Mindful as a model, through a series of writing prompts, discover why you want to write the book you want to write. What gifts do you have to share, and why is it important…

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December 2019

Joke Writing Workshop

December 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$15 12 tickets left

Would you like help crafting and sharpening your stand-up act? We’ll collaboratively workshop your jokes in a fun and supportive atmosphere to bring each comedian’s act to the next level. Kevin Markman has performed comedy for over five years. He has even been funny. He started taking classes at Writers & Books and now hosts the Open Mic for over two years. He performs around Upstate NY, the East Coast, and even Hawaii, nominated for RocAwards Best Stand Up Comedian,…

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The Art of Astonishment

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$25 12 tickets left

The best poems surprise us. Kim Addonizio writes, poems can “leap from one synapse to another, one thought to a further thought, one level of understanding or questioning to being in the presence of the mystery.” How can you welcome the unexpected, the mysterious, and the revelatory in your own writing? What does it take to break your predictable writing patterns? We'll identify the ways that poems diverge from familiar paths and swerve into astonishment, paying close attention to work…

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This is Your Life! Writing A Powerful Memoir Part II

December 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$25 12 tickets left

The workshop will begin with a discussion of the key elements of writing effective memoirs. Using familiar prompts in a timed activity, participants will then be asked to write a short piece to share with the group. Group feedback will focus on how well each writer has utilized the key elements of memoir composition. Mark Block is a semi-retired educator, classroom teacher and trainer. He also served as Adjunct Instructor at Syracuse University and Monroe Community College where he taught English…

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