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CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT

Our virtual workshops are Zooming right along!  We are hosting all our workshops and events via Zoom video-conferencing until the threat of COVID-19 has passed.

What better way to stay engaged and creative through this surreal moment in time? Stay healthy, everyone.  We’ll get through this – with social distancing – together.

creative writing workshops & community

Celebrating the Written Word – Now in Our 10th Year!

FALL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Yes, our Fall schedule is online and we’re ready for registration. Due to the continued uncertainty around COVID-19, all our classes are meeting virtually again this fall.  We have workshops for all ages and at every stage of their literary craft, from 1st graders through adults, from beginning to advanced writers working toward publication.  And now that we’re all online, anyone can join us from anywhere!

New adult workshops this fall:

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Workshops for Kids and Teens.

Much much more.  Join us!

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New Fall Events

~ All events are VIRTUAL unless otherwise noted. All times in Eastern Time (ET) ~

 

Yoga and Writing with Laura Romain – September 12, 2-4pm

If stress has been blocking your creativity, this class is for you. Simple, all-levels yoga sequence help stretch your muscles and settle your mind. Then we’ll enjoy some quiet, focused time to write.

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Less Stress College Essay with Sarah Lyman Kravits – October 3 & 4, 2:30-4:30pm

Back by popular demand, Sarah returns with her weekend workshop that will guide students toward a draft of their college essays while introducing them to stress reduction techniques to ease them through the college application process. 

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Write in the Woods – Autumn Edition with Judith Lindbergh – October 4, 10am-1pm

Our founder/director Judith Lindbergh loves to share her passion for wandering in the woods.  Enjoy a leisurely three-hour walk through the South Mountain Reservation, pausing at opportune spots to breathe in, observe, absorb, and express on the page.  THIS WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE IN PERSON WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCOLS IN PLACE.  Masks are REQUIRED for all participants.  

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And a VERY special Fall event:

The Foundations Of Getting Published with Jane Friedman

October 25, 2-4pm

The Writers Circle is thrilled to be bringing publishing guru Jane Friedman to our community!

In this 2-hour workshop with publishing industry expert Jane Friedman, you’ll learn not just the foundational principles of getting a book published, but gain up-to-date insight into the changing landscape of the publishing industry, and how you can navigate your own path toward success. You’ll discover what it takes to capture the attention of a New York publisher or literary agent (whether you write fiction or nonfiction) and come away with a better understanding of the commercial publishing business model. Jane shows you how to approach the submissions process with the right expectations and mindset.

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CELEBRATING OUR 10th YEAR!

As our 10th anniversary celebration kicked off, Founder/Director Judith Lindbergh shared her thoughts on how The Writers Circle began and some of the highlights of the last ten years in her blog post:

My Crazy Idea: Reflections on Ten Years of The Writers Circle

We also celebrated our 10th anniversary with a special party that included a retrospective of the past 10 years, along with our students, instructors, and friends – and, of course, cake! Take a glimpse at our photo essay on that wonderful event:

Celebrating TEN Years of Creating Writing and Community