WOMEN'S 2020 WORKSHOPS

Intro. Workshop, "Writing Without Fear"
(A recommended warm-up to all classes.)

A fun, non-intimidating look at how creativity flows when we let go of our inhibitions. Dodge perfectionism. Trust your instincts. Learn how playfulness brings creativity and joy into our lives. Write...to relax, in our safe haven of warmth, whimsy, and trust. No grades, grammar, or judgment. Beginners welcome. Sharing optional. Mischief, a must!

Tuesday evenings, 5-week series, 6:30 - 8:30 pm:
Jan 14 - Feb 11 (Feb 18 snow makeup)
Mar 3 - Mar 31
Apr 21 - May 19
Jun 9 - Jul 14
Aug 18 - Sep 29
Oct 1 - Nov 17

Memoir Writing Workshop, "Exploring Our Life Stories"
(An ongoing class, held year-round. Feel free to return!)

Remember your father's shoes? How you felt about your first car? Our memories have the power to illuminate, enlighten, and heal. Explore your story - happy or sad - in our safe haven of warmth, whimsy, and trust.

Monday evenings, 5-week series, 6:30 - 8:30 pm:
Jan 13 – Feb 10 (Feb 17 snow makeup)
Mar 16 – Apr 13
Jun 8 – Jul 6
Aug 3 – 31

Fiction Writing Workshop
"Bringing Our Characters to Life"
(An ongoing class, held year-round. Feel free to return!)

A fun, non-intimidating look at how our characters spring to life on the page ... when we least expect it. No grades, grammar, or judgment. Mischief, a must!

Thursday, evenings, 5-week series, 6:30-8:30 pm:
Jan 9 – Feb 13 (Feb 20 snow makeup)
Apr 16 – May 1
Jul 2 – 30
Oct 8 – Nov 5

2-Hour "Write for a Night" Workshop
Feel Like Writing? Anything Goes!

A pop-up evening of nothing but writing whatever comes, for no particular reason, with no particular goal except to please ourselves. Please join us for a laid back, non-intimidating gathering in an atmosphere of warmth, compassion and trust. No grades, grammar, judgement or stress. Beginners welcome. Sharing optional. Mischief a must!

WHAT PEOPLE SAY...


"Write From The Heart guides us to dodge perfectionism, tap into the creative process, and love the art of writing. Not for anyone else, but ourselves."

Deb Brandt
Owner/Editor Fig Magazine

"An exquisite creation, from the beauty of Melissa's studio to her subtle, playful, laid back style. An elegant symphony, conducted by one of the most energetic and warm people I've ever met."

Teresa Enterline
Loss and Grief Counselor

"I graduated college last year and still feel like I've learned more in two of Melissa's 5-week classes than in 4 years of university."

Kaitlin Evaston


 

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