Writing and Reading

The Artist’s Way with Rosalind Brackenbury

The Artist’s Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international bestseller, millions of readers have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist’s life. Still as vital today—or perhaps even more so—than it was when it was first published one decade ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work

Getting Started with Your Novel with Hays Blinckmann

Put words on a page and put yourself out there!

Haiku: The Doors of Perception with Marsh Muirhead

Discuss how haiku capture brief, but revealing, moments of surprise and revelation.

Your Key West Stories with Janice Gary

All of us have Key West stories to tell and this is your opportunity to write it with an award-winning memoirist. Author Janice Gary will lead 2 sessions in developing, writing and shaping your Key West narrative.

Devising 101 with Chantal Pavageaux

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

Where Do I Begin with B. Lucy Stevens

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

Lighting the Fire to Write with Cricket Desmarais

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

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.

The Red Door is Open: Collaborative Artmaking with Robert Hitz

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

Ace the Opening with Katrin Schumann

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

Expressive Arts & the Tamalpa Life Art Process with Katharine Doughty

Discover embodied creativity through movement, drawing, writing.

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.

Make Your Stories Stageworthy with Toby Armour

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

Image, Words and Movement with Andrea Panzeca

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