(Hill Center) Getting Started: Creative Writing

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Plant seeds of creativity this spring in just two Saturday afternoons. This workshop allows you write in different styles and genre. By jump-starting with fun exercises, we will circumvent the analytic brain and give imagination a chance to flower. You will receive tips on how to free up memories and experiences and use them as inspiration for memoir, fiction, poems, creative nonfiction or journal-writing. Hallmarks of the workshop include in-class assignments, opportunity to read your writing (if you choose), and receiving positive feedback that will point the way toward your writing talents.

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.

 

Seats

13 seats available
Workshopnon-member price
$115.00
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