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Bethesda Magazine's 2017 Best of Bethesda Editors' Pick for "Best Place for Literary Inspiration"

 

The Writer's Center Workshop Registration

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Mixed Genre
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$115.00
Days: 3 Tuesdays
Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Dates: 1/23/2018– 2/6/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: John Lingan
Participants in this workshop will share their projects and discuss short readings from a variety of genres, including journalism, poetry, memoir, and fantasy. We will discuss the various ways to establish an immersive sense of place in your ...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Thursdays
Time: 7:00 PM-9:30 PM
Dates: 1/25/2017– 3/1/2017
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Gregory Robison
As writers, we live and move and have our being in a world of words. The bricks and mortar from which we build are the phrases, sentences, sounds, and tropes of our own texts which, in turn, echo those of others. In fact, we are rooted...
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$195.00
Days: 4 Tuesdays
Time: 10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Dates: 1/30/2018–2/20/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Caroline Bock
Write four stories in four weeks and experiment in form. Write a micro-memoir, a flash fiction, and two stories that blur fiction and autobiography. In-class prompts, thought-provoking homework, and critique of your work will start you wri...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Dates: 2/3/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Meg Eden
Ezra Pound says that “the natural object is always the adequate symbol.” Visual storytelling mediums such as movies, television shows, and video games are using the natural object to do quite a bit of storytelling in a small space. Games like Deus Ex: Mankind...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Dates: 2/3/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Kathryn Johnson
You may think you don't have the time, energy, or inspiration to write because of your hectic lifestyle. Wrong! Join us for coffee & pastries, and learn how to organize your time, establish a productive writing routine, and get your stories writ...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 1:00 AM-3:00 PM
Dates: 2/3/2017
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Meg Eden
Most editors of both magazines and presses will say that they read the first, last, and middle page of a story before deciding if they want to read more. Potential readers are even less forgiving. So how do we snag our readers and make them want to read more? ...
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$215.00
Days: 6 Tuesdays
Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Dates: 2/6/2018–3/13/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Laura Di Franco
Participants of this course will learn powerful tools that allow them to use writing as a path to healing and happiness. Writers will explore the topics of body awareness, the inner critic, using fear as a compass, and mindset magic, in c...
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$270.00
Days: 5 Tuesdays
Time: 10:30 AM-1:30 PM
Dates: 2/6/2018–3/5/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Hildie Block
Participants will experiment with words, language, story telling, and poetry through interactive class activities and out of class readings and assignments.
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$100.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Dates: 2/10/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Solveig Eggerz
Envision your story and discover its meaning before you actually put it on the page. Using pre-writing activities, including storytelling, participants will learn to see their story from different angles. This workshop features active engagement ...
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$135.00
Days: 2 Saturdays
Time: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Dates: 2/10/2018–2/17/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Hildie Block
Have a book in your mind but no idea where to start? Sometimes, especially when working with nonfiction or fiction the best place to start is to create a structure or outline that works. This two week workshop will give participants techni...
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$115.00
Days: 3 Tuesdays
Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Dates: 3/13/2018–3/27/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Melanie Figg
Struggling to reach a writing goal, or want more creativity in your life? In this class, you’ll learn what’s needed to build a regular writing practice that works for you. As a group, we’ll discuss obstacles to success, and you’ll begin to re...
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$145.00
Days: 2 Saturdays
Time: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Dates: 3/24/2018–3/31/2018
Location: Capitol Hill
Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Patricia Gray
Spring! This can be your time to plant seeds of creativity. Begin by exploring imaginative forms of writing in a supportive environment. Fun prompts will help circumvent the analytic brain and give creativity a chance to thr...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Dates: 4/14/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Hildie Block
World building is a concept that was once more the property of writing like Sci-Fi and Fantasy. Since they were “imagined” worlds – there was much work to do to get your reader “into” the world and have them understand it. Now, world building is attr...
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$195.00
Days: 4 Weeks
Dates: 4/16/2018–5/7/2018
Location: Online
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Mathangi Subramanian
Do you have a memoir, novel, or chapbook trapped inside you? Set it free with this course introducing the basic elements of creative writing through a series of fun and interactive activities. Every week, participants will read examples of fiction, nonfiction, an...
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$135.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Dates: 4/28/2018
Location: Bethesda
Level: All Levels
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Basil White
If you can read this and you can laugh, you can write humor! Learn the basic psychology of how your brain gets a joke to discover what's "gettable" about your subject matter, real or fictional, for a variety of genres. This class also works as a fun in...
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