Getting Started: Creative Writing

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Add some creative magic to your mid-summer. Explore imaginative forms of writing in a supportive environment. Fun prompts will help circumvent the analytic brain and give creativity a chance to thrive. Free up memories and use them as inspiration for memoir, fiction, poems, creative nonfiction, journal-writing, scrap-booking, etc. Features of the workshop include in-class assignments, opportunity to read your writing when you choose, and receive positive, helpful feedback that can point the way toward your writing talents.

LIVE VIDEO CONFERENCE: This workshop will be held via our online video conferencing platform, Zoom. The dates and times will remain the same. You can view brief tutorials on using the platform here. Shortly before the start date participants will recieve an email with login info. Please check your spam if you don’t see it.

About Patricia Gray

Patricia Gray, author of Rupture  from Red Hen Press, formerly headed the Library of Congress’s Poetry and Literature Center. Her work appeared recently in Oberon and in Endlessly Rocking. She has published short fiction, judged the national Poetry Out Loud recitation contest, and directed a Dylan Thomas play with 18 actors playing 60 parts. In 2016 she received an Artist Fellowship in literature from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

Teaching Style: Interactive. Patricia likes to talk a bit about craft and then let participants experience it firsthand. Most people can write creatively when given a prompt to help them get into the creative, sometimes latent, parts of themselves.



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