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Write@Noon

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Thursday, April 8 & 22
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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Nature Poetry Workshop

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Fridays, April 16th & 23rd
12 noon - 1:30 pm

via Zoom Celebrate National Poetry Month in April and try your hand at poetry. No experience necessary. We’ll discuss examples of nature-based poetry, then students will write poems using different poetry forms, such as haiku and mirrored poems. The instructor will guide students in creating their poems. The fee for the two-day workshop is $45. […]



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Evening Writing Workshop “Memoir Into Make Believe: Turning Your Life Into Children’s Fiction”

Instructor, Tina Tocco
Wednesdays, April 21st, 28th May 5th & 12th
6:30 pm - 8 pm

via Zoom Want to write children’s books, but need some wonderful and wacky ideas? Your own life is a great way to generate material for children’s stories and novels. In this four-week class, you’ll use various prompts to write short memoir pieces, then you’ll transform those pieces into children’s fiction. We’ll recall everything from fun […]



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A POETRY WORKSHOP with MARGARET GIBSON

Instructor, Margaret Gibson
Friday, April 30th
12 Noon to 1:30 pm

WAKING UP TO THE EARTH: Via Zoom This workshop is offered in the context of living in a global climate crisis. The intent of this session is to increase your ability to listen to the natural world through engaging in poetry. Participants will practice listening to poems about creatures and natural phenomena, such as raven, […]



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Writer’s Forum – Writers for Children and Young Adults

Instructor, Tina Tocco
Wednesday, May 5th
7 pm - 8:30 pm

Read Out Loud Via Zoom This monthly writers forum is for beginner and seasoned writers who write for children and young adults. If you are interested in sharing your work for gentle critique and feedback, this monthly group may be just for you. This is a great opportunity to share your work with fellow writers […]



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First Thursday – Open Mic

Host - Nancy McMillan
Thursday, May 6th
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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Monthly Writer’s Workshop

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Friday, May 7th
9:30 am - 11:30 am

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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Telling Your Story, A Writing Workshop

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Fridays, May 7, 14, 28, June 4, 11
12 noon - 1:30 pm

via Zoom Everyone has stories to tell that are theirs alone. Come to this class to identify those stories and be guided in getting them down on paper. Students will be led through exercises and prompts and over the five-week class will generate a draft of an essay. Essay structure and writing craft elements will […]



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Write@Noon

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Thursday, May 13 & 27
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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First Thursday – Open Mic

Host - Nancy McMillan
Thursday, June 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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Monthly Writer’s Workshop

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Friday, June 4th
9:30 am - 11:30 am

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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Write@Noon

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Thursday, June 10 & 24
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 – All Levels

Instructor, Nancy McMillan
Fridays, June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 30
12 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 […]



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