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Writing for Children & Teens Workshop

Instructor, Tina Tocco
Wednesday, January 13, 20, 27, February 10, 17, 24
10 am - 12 pm

Via Zoom Have you always wanted to write for kids, but never knew where to start?  Maybe you’re already working on your own stories or novel for young people, but don’t know where to get feedback. In this workshop, we’ll spark our creativity with in-class prompts and (optional) take-home exercises, receiving supportive feedback. Students are […]



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Write@Noon

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Thursday, January 14th & 28th
12 noon - 1 pm

via Zoom Do you have ideas but don’t get them down on paper? Or do you want to write but don’t know where to start? Join this hour-long session where the focus is on generating new material. Many writers are inspired by writing in a group. Prompts will be provided to get you started. Sharing—without […]



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Writing Short (Flash) Fiction

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Fridays, January January 15, 22, 29 February 5, 12, 19
Noon - 1:30 pm

Via Zoom Interested in writing short stories? Flash fiction, stories of 1500 words or fewer, is an excellent sub-category to explore. Students will experiment with writing stories of various lengths, using in-class prompts. We’ll also be reading and discussing stories by well-known writers. Students will draft their own story (up to 1500 words) during our time together. […]



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Create/Update Your Resume

Instructor, Bobbi Knezek
Thursday, January 21st & 28th
10 am - 12 noon

via Zoom Have you been meaning to update your resume or create a new one but just can’t make yourself get started? Join this  two-session workshop and create a resume that incorporates the newest resume writing trends and addresses hiring managers’ preferences.  During our first session, we will practice the skills needed to clearly communicate […]



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Monthly Writers’ Workshop

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Monday, February 1
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Online with Zoom The Writers’ Workshop gives students an opportunity to share their works-in-progress with fellow students under the guidance of Nancy McMillan. This ongoing workshop will be held once a month. Writers can bring in up to five double-spaced pages to be read aloud and critiqued.  Critique guidelines will be provided.  Workshops will run […]



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Evening Writing Class The Practice of Writing

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Wednesday, February 3,10, 17, 24, March 3, 10
6:30 pm - 8 pm

via Zoom Establishing a writing habit takes support, accountability, and the company of other writers. This class provides all three in a supportive, judgment-free environment. Students will write during class and have at-home assignments. Every week, we’ll cover an aspect of the writing life and the craft of writing. All levels welcome. The fee for […]



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First Thursday – Open Mic

Host - Nancy McMillan
Thursday, February 4th
7 pm - 9 pm

Online with Zoom In the tradition of The Moth, Arts Escape invites writers to share their work in our first monthly open mic. Bring your work-in-progress-either fiction or non-fiction-or something new you’re trying out. It promises to be an evening of fun, support and community! Reservations are required and participants are limited to 20 All […]



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Write@Noon

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Thursday, February 11 & 25
12 noon - 1 pm

via Zoom Do you have ideas but don’t get them down on paper? Or do you want to write but don’t know where to start? Join this hour-long session where the focus is on generating new material. Many writers are inspired by writing in a group. Prompts will be provided to get you started. Sharing—without […]



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Create/Update Your Resume

Instructor, Bobbi Knezek
Thursday, February 18 & 25
7 pm - 8:30 pm

via Zoom Have you been meaning to update your resume or create a new one but just can’t make yourself get started? Join this  two-session workshop and create a resume that incorporates the newest resume writing trends and addresses hiring managers’ preferences.  During our first session, we will practice the skills needed to clearly communicate […]



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Writing Lab for All Levels

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Friday, February 26
12 noon - 2 pm

via Zoom Bring your work-in-progress to this two-hour session, or come to start new work. First, we’ll generate material through timed prompts. Next, we’ll share our work and receive supportive feedback from fellow students. Then, we’ll discuss individual writing projects, brainstorm ideas as a group, and possibly work individually. If there’s time, we’ll end with […]



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Monthly Writers’ Workshop

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Monday, March 1st
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Online with Zoom The Writers’ Workshop gives students an opportunity to share their works-in-progress with fellow students under the guidance of Nancy McMillan. This ongoing workshop will be held once a month. Writers can bring in up to five double-spaced pages to be read aloud and critiqued.  Critique guidelines will be provided.  Workshops will run […]



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First Thursday – Open Mic

Host - Nancy McMillan
Thursday, March 3rd
7 pm - 9 pm

Online with Zoom In the tradition of The Moth, Arts Escape invites writers to share their work in our first monthly open mic. Bring your work-in-progress-either fiction or non-fiction-or something new you’re trying out. It promises to be an evening of fun, support and community! Reservations are required and participants are limited to 20 All […]



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Learning Story Structure Through Fairytales

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Fridays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 9, 16, (no class April 2)
Noon - 1:30 pm

via Zoom Fairy tales provide the perfect model for good storytelling. In this class, we’ll look at story structure through the lens of fairy tales, then use those tales as a jumping-off point for your own fictional versions. These are known as Fractured Fairy Tales. During this six-week course, students will write at least one […]



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Write@Noon

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Thursday, March 11 & 25
12 noon - 1 pm

via Zoom Do you have ideas but don’t get them down on paper? Or do you want to write but don’t know where to start? Join this hour-long session where the focus is on generating new material. Many writers are inspired by writing in a group. Prompts will be provided to get you started. Sharing—without […]



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