Saturday, Jan. 26th, 10 am to 4 pm
($95 members/$110 others) San Francisco
ATTENTION: THIS CLASS IS CLOSED
NOTE: This class is the perfect companion for our brand new Writing Salon monthly READING SERIES that will kick off on Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 6 to 8 p.m. at Progressive Grounds coffeehouse just around the corner from our SF classroom location. We’ll be inviting both teachers and students to read their work.
“I used to be terrified to speak in public,” says instructor Loren Rhoads. “In fact, I was terrified to raise my hand in class, or to speak French in my French classes. I would answer if called upon but never volunteered. I took a D in one of my required classes because 80% of the grade came from giving a presentation. When forced to speak in class, my heart would pound so hard I was sure I’d have a stroke. I never knew how loud my voice was, since I could barely hear it over my hammering chest.
“As I began to get published, I’d agree to read at release events but later would back out. It was awful. I let people down because I was a coward.
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