Writing and Reading

Ethereal self portrait, two woman one in purple and one in orange overlapping with a night sky behind.

4 THURSDAYS MAR 9-30, 9:30AM-12PM/WORKSHOP

Expressive Arts & the Tamalpa Life Art Process with Katharine Doughty

Discover embodied creativity through movement, drawing, writing.

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Print out of a news article about Luke Perry cut and pasted into a poem.

MON-FRI MAR 13-17, 9:30AM-12:30PM/WORKSHOP

How Do I Save a Flailing Poem? with Flower Conroy

Take a flawed poem and make it sing while learning new approaches to invigorating staled work.

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Woman's hand writing with a pen in a notebook with long black nails and a coffee mug on the right.

4 SUNDAYS FEB 5-26, 9-10AM/WORKSHOP

Lighting the Fire to Write with Cricket Desmarais

Encourage confidence, release resistance, & embrace process while you put words on the page.

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Picture of a woman with long curly black hair smiling and wearing glasses looking over her right shoulder at the camera.

4 WEDNESDAYS FEB 1-22, 5-7PM/WORKSHOP

Devising 101 with Chantal Pavageaux

An outline of the artistic process. Research, make, edit and present…anything!

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Hands hovering over a typewriter with black keys and orange cover.

SUN MAR 19, 11AM-1PM/WORKSHOP

Make Your Stories Stageworthy with Toby Armour

Stage Director Armour helps students turn great tales into great storytelling.

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Group photo of college age students with various drums and percussion instruments.

MON & WED FEB 20 & 22, 1-4PM/WORKSHOP

The Red Door is Open: Collaborative Artmaking with Robert Hitz

A creative collective wherein artists of different disciplines create work inspired by others.

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Woman In red glasses leaning on a book shelf in front of her book covers -Hallie Ephron

MON-FRI FEB 20-24, 10AM-12PM/WORKSHOP

Create a Compelling Protagonist with Hallie Ephron

Participants work on building a compelling main character using a range of tools—description, dialogue and internal dialogue, settings, and above all back story. Over the course of the workshop, participants define their protagonist and practice various ways of showing that character to the reader.

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WED MAR 1, 1-4PM/WORKSHOP

Ace the Opening with Katrin Schumann

Craft compelling content that will grab an agent’s attention.

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Lined notebook open to a blank page with a blue pen in the spine on a wood table.

4 FRIDAYS FEB 3-24, 3-5PM/WORKSHOP

Where Do I Begin with B. Lucy Stevens

Creativity gets a kickstart as Stevens helps you find a starting point to write your story.

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3/4 turn image of a woman with shoulder length light brown hair wearing a blue shirt with rolled cuffs.

SAT & SUN APR 15-16, 1-4PM/WORKSHOP

Image, Words and Movement with Andrea Panzeca

Teaching artist Panzeca leads participants through a series of exercises in writing, drawing, and movement.

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