SECOND CLASS ADDED! August 1, 9-1, Creative Writing Kickstart: Writing from Life

NOTE: DEAR FRIENDS, THE FIRST CLASS FILLED IMMEDIATELY SO I’M ADDING A SECOND SECTION THE DAY AFTER, ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, FROM 9 AM TO 1 PM, AT 3554 BRYANT AVENUE SOUTH IN UPTOWN MINNEAPOLIS. Date and venue have changed, but everything else remains the same. Changes below noted IN CAPS. * * * Greetings, … Continue reading SECOND CLASS ADDED! August 1, 9-1, Creative Writing Kickstart: Writing from Life

Poem of the Week, by Lianne Spidel

The workshops I teach, at my non-traditional, designed-for-working-adults university, are filled with all kinds of characters, with characters meaning people: tattoo artists, auto mechanics, journalists, pearl-wearing grandmothers, cops, military vets, hairdressers, graphic designers and you name it, you get the picture. Within the first class, friendships and alliances are formed. I can’t even call them … Continue reading Poem of the Week, by Lianne Spidel

Two one-day creative writing workshops, Northfield, MN, 24 January 2010

I’m pleased to announce two one-day creative writing workshops, Writing from Photographs and The Art of Writing Picture Books, to be held in Northfield, MN on Sunday, January 24. Fellow writer Brad Zellar and I will be teaching the workshops concurrently. See below for details, and please forward this email to any friends and writers … Continue reading Two one-day creative writing workshops, Northfield, MN, 24 January 2010