Discovering the Writer Within

WRITING X 401

Get in touch with the artist within you in this workshop dedicated to helping you tap into the senses and unleash your creativity.

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What you can learn.

  • Complete weekly exercises that help you develop your creative voice
  • Use memories and the five sense to identify compelling stories only you can share
  • Work toward completion of a short story, short play, series of poems, or other written work

About this course:

At the heart of who we are as human beings is our ability to create. Unfortunately, modern society does a good job of suppressing this impulse in most people, especially those who don't consider themselves "artists." This writers' workshop is predicated on the belief that we are all artists in one way or another, and that by finding our own creative voice our lives can only be enriched. Through a series of in-class writing exercises, students tap into all five of their senses and draw upon a lifetime of memories as a way to unleash their creativity. The final goal of the workshop is both the celebration of the creative process and a first draft of either a short story, a short play, a collection of poems or some other form of text.

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