Class: Amy Novesky - On-the-Spot Children's Writing Workshop

04/19/2014 2:00 pm

Sat., Apr. 19 • 10:00-2:00 pm • $60

 

 

 

48-hour advance registration • Limit of six 

Please note the date change 

You’ve written a story and you can’t wait to hear what others think. Or you’re stuck and need help. Bring your story to this on-the-spot workshop, and we’ll critique it. Amy Novesky is a children’s book editor, author, and workshop leader.

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

Class: Linda Watanabe McFerrin - Location, Location, Location

04/26/2014 4:00 pm

Sat., Apr. 26 • 10:00-4:00 • $105

 

 

All the world is a stage, and so is the narrative that frames your characters. Whether it’s poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction, a well-conveyed sense of place is key. Jump on a magic carpet to other places and times in this one-day workshop.

Linda Watanabe McFerrin is the founder of Left Coast Writers®. Her latest novel, Dead Love, was a Bram Stoker Award finalist.

Class Credit: Participants in these classes may receive credit at Dominican University: bookpassage.com/dominican-credit.

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

Class: Terri Glass - Gepetto's Workshop: For the Essayist, Memoirist, or Poet

05/03/2014 1:00 pm

Sat., May 3 • 10:00-1:00 pm • $45

 


Like the toymaker, we enter the workshop of our imaginations to carve out something that will come to life. We will tinker with our imaginations and play with many forms—perhaps elongating your lines into prose, shortening your piece into poetry, or playing with sound in metric verse.

Terri Glass has been actively teaching creative writing to both children and adults in the Bay Area for over 20 years. She served as Program Director for California Poets in the Schools.

 

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925
Country:
United States

Class: Leslie Keenan - You Can Complete That Book

05/09/2014 12:00 pm

Six Fridays.: May 9-June 20 (no class June 13) • 10:00-12:00pm • $240

 

 

Have you started a book but haven’t been able to finish it? Leslie Keenan knows the reasons most writers get stuck and can help them get back in the flow again. Students will leave with a strategy for completing their book. Also covered is advice on the best way to get a book published, with suggestions for agents, editors, publishers, and printers.

Leslie Keenan is an experied writing instructor. One published student says, “If it weren’t for Leslie Keenan’s courses at Book Passage, I would never have written a word of fiction.”

 

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

Class: Amy Novesky - On-the-Spot Children's Writing Workshop

05/10/2014 2:00 pm

Sat., May. 10 • 10:00-2:00 pm • $60

 

 

 

48-hour advance registration • Limit of six 

You’ve written a story and you can’t wait to hear what others think. Or you’re stuck and need help. Bring your story to this on-the-spot workshop, and we’ll critique it. Amy Novesky is a children’s book editor, author, and workshop leader.

 

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

Class: Molly Giles - Short Story Repair

05/10/2014 4:00 pm

Sat., May 10 • 10:00-4:00 pm • $120

 

 

This is your chance to fix short stories that are “almost there”—the little heartbreakers that are still not exactly right. Often it just takes a slight adjustment, but sometimes it takes a sharp kick—this class offers both.

Molly Giles is a novelist and short story writer. She teaches at the University of Arkansas and is an editor for Penguin Putnam. Giles has worked with Amy Tan and many other successful writers.

Class Credit: Participants in these classes may receive credit at Dominican University: bookpassage.com/dominican-credit

 

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925
Country:
United States


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