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Melissa Michal Slocum

July 2021

World Building for Social Justice

July 12 @ EST 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$138

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 12 - 14 Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Melissa Michal Slocum Are you passionate about important social topics and silenced issues? Can you see robots taking over the world, or creatures trying to steal each other’s land? Science fiction and fantasy are generative spaces for social justice dialogue. Considering such writers as Octavia Butler, N.K. Jemisin, and Margaret Atwood, we will be…

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Creating Diverse and Inclusive Characters

July 12 @ EST 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$138

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: Teens Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Melissa Michal Slocum Are you passionate about important social dialogues? Do you want to incorporate a more diverse and inclusive range of characters, but aren’t sure how? We will discuss important strategies for writing characters outside your own experiences in ways that are respectful and aimed at understanding multiple perspectives and ways of being. Feel free…

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