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Your Singular Life

Tue, August 16 @ 6:30 pm - Tue, August 30 @ 9:00 pm PDT
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$195.00 2 tickets left

“Writing memoir is like being a miner, shining a light into the nooks and crannies of our lives,” says instructor Katharine Harer. “We think we know what we'll find, but we're often surprised by the depth and complexity we uncover

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Fiction Workshop: The Craft of Artful Storytelling

Thu, August 18 @ 6:30 pm - Thu, September 15 @ 9:00 pm PDT
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$340.00 Sold out

“What makes a story compelling?” asks instructor Andy Touhy. “More importantly, what are the ways to make it compelling? In this online workshop, we’ll begin to really think about how fictional narrative (short story or novel) is constructed, and made better

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Free August Meetup with Shelby Hinte

Sat, August 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm PDT
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The Writing Salon Monthly Meetup is designed to provide an intentional and facilitated space to help you keep a finger on your own creative pulse. At the same time, you'll have the opportunity to engage with a community of other like-minded writers

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The Writing Gym

Wed, August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT
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$25.00

To tone and strengthen your writing, you need the occasional workout for your writing muscles. Enter our Writing Gym for a fun and energetic exercise-themed series of writing prompts designed to get your creative juices flowing

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The Art of the Prose Sentence: Challenging Your Sentences to Do More

Sun, August 28 @ 10:00 am - Sun, September 11 @ 1:00 pm PDT
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$165.00

In this six-hour class, we will examine style and voice via their building blocks: word choice, punctuation, and syntax. Participants will leave with a clearer understanding of how to write sentences that don’t just cater to content but that create rhythm and emotion, tension and beauty

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The Poem Kit: Playing with Process

Sat, September 17 @ 10:30 am - Sat, October 1 @ 1:00 pm PDT
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$195.00

“In this class, rather than learning how one makes a poem,” says instructor Erin Rodoni, “we will approach craft by asking ‘How do I make this poem?’ Over the course of three weeks, we will follow the process of poem-making from first spark to fully formed vision

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Earning Dramatic Emotion

Mon, September 19 @ 6:30 pm - Mon, October 17 @ 9:00 pm PDT
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$310.00

In this 5-week process class we will dissect the intricate concepts of how emotions are developed in fiction and creative nonfiction, and master how to recognize and apply narrative craft that develop dramatic emotions in ways that can move our readers

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Short Story 1-2-3: Writing Fiction That Packs a Punch

Tue, September 20 @ 6:30 pm - Tue, November 15 @ 9:00 pm PDT
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$495.00

“Ever since I began writing, I’ve been fascinated by the short story form,” Jennifer Lewis says. “You can read a short story from beginning to end in one sitting. I love the immediacy and resolve, the feeling of completion with an economy of words

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Intro to the Lyric Essay: Unwrapping the Form

Thu, September 22 @ 6:30 pm - Thu, October 20 @ 9:00 pm PDT
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$310.00

In this 5-week class, we'll immerse ourselves in this exciting form of creative nonfiction. We'll read a variety of pieces that fall into this category, looking at how the authors take risks that surprise and move us

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Fiction Workshop: Enrich Your Drafts

Wed, October 5 @ 7:00 pm - Wed, November 9 @ 9:30 pm PDT
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$375.00

"If you’re craving some constructive, insightful feedback from a supportive group of fellow writers, it’s time to dip your toe into the workshop," says instructor Steve Mitchel

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Comedy Writing 101

Sat, October 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
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$85.00

“Comedy is fragile,” says instructor Kate Montgomery. “One extra word can ruin a laugh. But the truth is, just about anyone can be funny, once they know how it’s done

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Intro to Creative Nonfiction: Let Your Story Unfold

Sun, October 23 @ 10:30 am - Sun, November 20 @ 1:00 pm PDT
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$310.00

“Have you always wanted to write but are stumped by the way to tell your own story?” asks instructor Jennifer Lewis. “In this remote class, by exploring different types of creative nonfiction, you will find the unique way to bring your story to life”

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Mining for Gold: Looking to the Everyday for Creative Inspiration

Mon, October 24 @ 6:30 pm - Mon, November 21 @ 9:00 pm PDT
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$310.00

In this 5-week virtual class, we will use material from our everyday lives as starting points to generate our own creative prose, poetry, or hybrid works. We will look anew at the world and seek inspiration in unexpected places, mining the everyday for artistic leads

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Fearless Poetry Workshop

Thu, October 27 @ 6:30 pm - Thu, December 1 @ 9:00 pm PDT
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$310.00

Now celebrating over 15 years at The Writing Salon, this workshop draws people who want to jumpstart their poetry practice and to keep the engine oiled. You’ll do plenty of writing and reading, and we’ll have lively discussions about both the craft and the process(es) of poetry

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Go Hybrid with Your Story: A Short Class on Mixing Genres

Sat, October 29 @ 10:30 am - Sat, November 12 @ 1:00 pm PDT
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$195.00

"What’s the best way to craft a story that’s both satisfying and original?” asks instructor Kate Montgomery. “‘Go hybrid!’ Combine elements from more than one genre to bring a new take to those well-worn themes

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Advanced Fiction Workshop: From Seed to Flower

Sun, October 30 @ 2:00 pm - Sun, December 11 @ 4:30 pm PDT
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$375.00

Have a finished story draft but don't know where to take it next? Or maybe you have an idea for a story but don't know how to get it on the page. In Advanced Fiction Workshop, students will generate new material and refine already drafted stories

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Sparks of Light: Flash Fiction, Flash Memoir & Prose Poems

Tue, November 29 @ 6:30 pm - Tue, December 13 @ 9:00 pm PST
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$195.00

“Shorter forms grab us and hold us in their spell, catapulting us into a moment. Every sensory detail is there for a reason, every word matters,” says instructor Katharine Harer

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Making Unsympathetic Characters Compelling

Wed, November 30 @ 6:30 pm - Wed, December 14 @ 9:00 pm PST
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$195.00

“Everybody loves heroic characters, those avatars of virtue who can do no wrong as they smile through perfect teeth and find solutions to every problem via indomitable spirit and/or iron will,” says instructor Jeff Chon. “But what is it that makes Sherlock Holmes, often seen as insufferably arrogant, compelling

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