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Mini-Workshop: Exploring the Healing Power of Personal Writing

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

Never taken a writing workshop before? Want to try something new? Thinking about taking a longer class? These fun, low-cost sessions are a good way to meet our instructors, fellow students, and get writing! Just like our old Writing Aerobics, feel free to register or just walk in.

$10.00

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CLASS FULL: Writing with Light

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

Ages: 12-14 The word photography literally means “writing with light.” Combine the magic of film-based photography with the power of your words. Using a 35mm film camera (provided) and a pen and notebook, you will explore the uniqueness of the Neighborhood of the Arts. There will be opportunities to photograph and write about the outdoor […]

$300.00

Mini-Workshop: Writing from Family Photographs

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

Never taken a writing workshop before? Want to try something new? Thinking about taking a longer class? These fun, low-cost sessions are a good way to meet our instructors, fellow students, and get writing! Just like our old Writing Aerobics, feel free to register or just walk in.

$10.00

Mini 2: Exploring the Healing Power of Personal Writing

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

Never taken a writing workshop before? Want to try something new? Thinking about taking a long class? These fun, low-cost sessions are a good way to meet our instructors, fellow students, and get writing! Just like our old Writing Aerobics, feel free to register or just walk in.

$10.00

Exploring the Healing Power of Personal Writing

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

Personal writing can help individuals understand themselves and their place in the world around them. This course will focus on expression first and craft second as we work from provided texts and writing prompts and share our experiences in a safe, supportive space. Ultimately, participants will learn a variety of strategies for establishing a regular […]

The Family of Things: Writing the Self and Nature through the Work of Mary Oliver

Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat 6581 W Hollow Rd., Naples, United States

Mary Oliver's writing connects the human with the universal of nature, of the earth. She focuses on the importance of observation, and writes of paying attention and being open to being astonished. Through a deep, day-long exploration of Oliver’s poetry and essays in the natural beauty of the Gell Center in Bristol, we will write […]

$139.00

Writing the Labyrinth

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

The labyrinth is an ancient geometric pattern, usually circular, formed of intertwined spirals with a single path leading to the center. The path in is the same path out (unlike a maze, which has numerous choices of routes and is designed to confuse). Walking the labyrinth activates the problem-solving left brain. As a leading labyrinth […]

$34.00

Exploring the Healing Power of Personal Writing

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

Personal writing can help individuals understand themselves and their place in the world around them. This course will focus on expression first and craft second as we work from provided texts and writing prompts and share our experiences in a safe, supportive space. Ultimately, participants will learn a variety of strategies for establishing a regular […]

Exploring the Healing Power of Personal Writing

Personal writing can help individuals understand themselves and their place in the world around them. This course will focus on expression first and craft second as we work from provided texts and writing prompts and share our experiences in a safe, supportive space. Ultimately, participants will learn a variety of strategies for establishing a regular […]

Wednesday Night University: The Rise of Graphic Novels

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

Graphic novels are essentially long-format comics and are considered a valid literary art form. They take many shapes but usually demonstrate an often complex narrative within a carefully constructed visual structure, with a concern for strong character development and plot strategies akin to much contemporary prose. Authors/artists working in this form address all manner of […]

$10.00

Writing the Labyrinth

740 University Ave, Rochester, NY, United States

New date: Wednesday, June 12 1 Session The labyrinth is an ancient geometric pattern, usually circular, formed of intertwined spirals with a single path leading to the center. The path in is the same path out (unlike a maze, which has numerous choices of routes and is designed to confuse). Walking the labyrinth activates the […]

$49.00

Mini 1: Writing From Family Photographs

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

Mini 1: Writing From Family Photographs - Please bring a few photographs   Never taken a writing workshop before? Want to try something new? Thinking about taking a longer class? These fun, low-cost sessions are a good way to meet our instructors, share with fellow students, and get writing! These classes have been popular, so […]

$10.00

Writing the Self and Nature through the Work of Emily Dickinson

Gell: A Finger Lakes Creative Retreat 6581 W Hollow Rd., Naples, United States

Gell One-Day Intensive Instructors: Karen Van Meenen and Patricia Roth Schwartz Deadline to Register: September 27, 4:00 pm Spend a day getting to know Emily Dickinson at Writers & Books’ retreat center, set on 24 bucolic acres in the Bristol Hills. Karen vanMeenen and Patricia Roth Schwartz will guide you on an exploration of what […]

$132.00

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

Next Steps Literary Series – Talk: Writing the Graphic Novel

Virtual Classroom NY, United States

Member price: $20 Join us in kicking off Next Steps, a monthly literary series for writers on the publishing pathway. We’ve reimagined our popular annual Ladder Literary Conference as an ongoing program of talks, pitch sessions, agent speed dating, workshops, and more with published authors and experts from the publishing industry–some live, others Skyped. Talk: […]

$25.00

“What else should I have done?”: Embracing the Slow Poetic during a Pandemic

Virtual Classroom NY, United States

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. The day before your workshop you’ll receive an email with a link to Zoom for your workshop session.  Member Price: $65 Deadline to Register: July 24, 5 pm Instructor: Karen […]

$75.00

The Day Poem

Virtual Classroom NY, United States

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. The day before your workshop you’ll receive an email with a link to Zoom for your workshop session. Member Price: $22 Deadline to Register: August 4, 5 pm Instructor: Karen […]

$25.00
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