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E.g., 03/06/2015
E.g., 03/06/2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Writing the Hero’s Journey

5:45 – 7:45 pm

Good stories resonate deeply within our psyche: they make us laugh, cry, shriek, blush, or howl. But how do writers successfully develop the unforgettable characters that elicit these responses? One way is by learning how to construct character arcs and the hero’s journey through the plot. Using excerpts from Joseph Campbell, Christopher Vogler, and Maria Louis…

Thursday, April 2, 2015
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
The Elusive Muse: Journaling Your Way To Better Writing

5:45 - 7:45 pm 

There are days when we are confounded by writer’s block, but that does not mean that we must submit to it. Practice leads to proficiency: the more we write, the better our writing becomes. One easy and creative way to commit to writing and produce better work is to keep a journal. This class will show you how to use journaling techniques to find ideas, practice skills…

Thursday, April 2, 2015
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Toni Morrison's Beloved

6 – 7:30 pm

A 2006 New York Times survey of writers and literary critics found Toni Morrison’s Beloved to be the best work of American fiction of the previous 25 years. An enthralling and shocking work of historical fiction, Beloved portrays a woman and her children’s escape from slavery—and the aftermath. In the seminar, we will read and discuss the novel, considering its story’s…

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