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The Long Haul: Your Book Project Support Team

Sat, January 5 @ 2:00 pm - Sat, March 16 @ 5:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$215 Sold out

“Embarking on a book-length project is like swimming across the Pacific,” says instructor Alison Luterman. “You definitely want a support team in a boat riding alongside you, with sandwiches and shark repellent

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Presenting You: Techniques and Practice for Live Readings

Sun, January 13 @ 6:00 pm - Sun, February 3 @ 8:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$165 12 tickets left

If you’ve ever applauded wildly after a live reading and thought, “I wish I could do that” — or if you’ve ever suffered through a flat literary performance and thought, “I never want to do that” — then this is the class for you

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Getting Your Toes Wet: An Introduction to Memoir Writing

Mon, January 14 @ 7:00 pm - Mon, February 11 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 Sold out

Do you feel you have a story inside you, but you’re a little leery of getting thrown in the deep end? In this class, you’ll gently wade into the vast sea of memories and experiences you’ve been carrying around for your whole life

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Write from Real Life: Personal Essays & Memoirs

Tue, January 15 @ 7:00 pm - Tue, March 12 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$475 Sold out

In this class you will plunge into the personal themes that make your real life stories uniquely yours. In the first half of this class, instructor Alison Luterman will give you writing exercises carefully designed to elicit the undertones and overtones that elevate events and anecdotes into the realm of art

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Intro to Fiction: Laying the Foundation

Wed, January 16 @ 7:00 pm - Wed, February 13 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 5 tickets left

In this class, you'll develop concrete skills and narrative techniques through fun writing exercises designed to help you master your craft. At the end of five weeks, you'll have a better grip on how to use these techniques (for developing character, setting, and plot) as tools for building your story

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Poetry Now!

Thu, January 17 @ 7:00 pm - Thu, February 14 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 6 tickets left

“It is an exciting and bewildering time for poetry,” says instructor Nate Klug. In this five-week course, we will explore some of the innovations and pressing questions being asked by poets of our time, and each week we will respond with poems of our own

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Tiny Kingdoms: Writing and Publishing the VERY Short Story

Sat, January 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$145 3 tickets left

Big things can come in small packages—their own perfect beauty tied to their size. The short short story is literary proof that great fiction can come in a small package

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Keep Them Guessing: The Art of Mystery and Thriller Writing

Sat, February 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$145 9 tickets left

If you want to try your hand at a mystery or thriller, or have already started but aren’t sure how to pull it all together, this workshop will get you going and give you tips for how to stay on track.

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Live Performance from “Presenting You”

Sun, February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
Free 13 spots left

Come on out to hear instructor Daniel Ari and participants in Presenting You: Techniques and Practice for Live Readings read and perform their work at The Writing Salon's Berkeley location

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The Craft of Creating Picture Books: Where Text and Image Meet

Sat, February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$145 2 tickets left

Picture books provide one of the most exciting and innovative spaces for play in the book world today. Genres collide, stories become graphic novels, and nonfiction dances from the page in lyrical twists and twirls

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Jumpstart Your Memoir Writing!

Sat, February 16 @ 10:30 am - Sat, March 16 @ 1:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 11 tickets left

Have you ever experienced the nagging feeling you ought to be writing down your life stories, but have simply lacked the time and the tools to do it? If so, this is the class to jumpstart your memoir-writing engine

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Poetry Revision 1-2-3: Working Together & Alone

Sun, February 17 @ 10:00 am - Sun, March 17 @ 1:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$260 13 tickets left

“To established and fledgling writers alike, revising can feel even more intimidating than staring at a blank page,” says instructor Brian Tierney. But in order to evolve a first draft toward its fullest realization, a poet must step back and re-read, re-evaluate, and retool: in other words, revise

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Intro to Screenwriting: Lights, Camera, Action!

Sun, February 17 @ 7:00 pm - Sun, March 17 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 2 tickets left

“Are you sitting on a fantastic story idea for the screen?” asks instructor Kerry Muir. “In Intro to Screenwriting, get ready to set that idea into motion." In this five-week class, you will learn the fundamentals of narrative screenwriting in a low stress, supportive environment

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Raw Writing: Generating New Material

Mon, February 18 @ 7:00 pm - Mon, March 18 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 12 tickets left

"First drafts are about profusion, not perfection," says instructor Daniel Ari. "That's what Raw Writing is all about. We set our expectations aside so we can get down to creating without worrying whether it's 'good'

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Fiction Workshop: Honing the Art of Storytelling

Wed, February 20 @ 7:00 pm - Wed, March 20 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 11 tickets left

“What makes a story compelling?” asks instructor Andy Touhy. “More importantly, what are the ways to make it compelling? In this workshop, we’ll begin to really think about how to tell a good tale (short story or novel)

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Starting Your Novel: Taking the First Steps

Thu, February 21 @ 7:00 pm - Thu, March 21 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 13 tickets left

Writing a novel can be a lonely business. It can also be pretty overwhelming when you’re doing it without guidance, input or support. If you want to start a novel or you’ve got a novel in progress, this class will provide you with the help you’ll need

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