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Poetry of Joy, Writing as Gratitude

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Special Topic Workshop: 1 Session Saturday, October 12, 10 am - 12:30 pm Instructor: Kristen Zory King Deadline to Register: October 4, 11:59 pm The art of poetry and the art of gratitude are often interwoven. In this generative writing workshop, participants will examine joy and gratitude as active pursuits in both writing and life. […]

$65.00

The Ecstatic Ekphrastic: Craft Workshop

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Special Topic Workshop: 1 Session Instructor: Terry Blackhawk Deadline to Register: October 16, 11:59 pm Poets since Homer and his description of the shield of Achilles in The Iliad or Keats with his urn have found inspiration in rendering or responding to visual art in writing. In a process known as ekphrasis, i.e. the detailed […]

$65.00

Writing from Family Photographs

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Special Topic Workshop: 1 Session October 26, 10 am - 12:30 pm Instructor: Karen vanMeenen Family photographs can be a rich source of story and symbol for writers. In this workshop, we will look at family photographs in history and from the participants’ personal collections. Guided prompts will allow for exploration, discovery and processing of […]

$75.00

Make a Scene! Crafting the Building Blocks of a Story

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Special Topic Workshop: 1 Session, Saturday November 16, 10 am - 12:30 pm Instructor: Alex Sanchez How do we create scenes that keep readers turning pages? We’ll take a deep dive into the fundamentals of crafting dynamic, layered, character-driven scenes. Through readings, discussions, ideas, and writing exercises, we’ll study how proactive characters determine plot events […]

$75.00

Special Effect Sentences

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY, United States

Special Topic Workshop: 1 Session, Saturday November 23, 10 am - 12:30 pm Instructor: Anais Salibian Deadline to Register: November 15, 11:59 pm What kind of experience are your sentences providing for your reader? What sentence structure do you choose if you want to capture a scene, or create suspense, or deliver an emotional blow? […]

$75.00
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