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April 2017

Five Hundred Words or Less

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Amanda Korman Cost: $60 Members | $65 Non-members Saturday 4/22/17 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM What can a writer accomplish in 500 words? In this single morning seminar, we will explore the power of short prose by closely reading and discussing examples and writing and sharing our own.This seminar will also be an opportunity to survey a cross-section of craft techniques for creating excellent prose of any length. So while this session will certainly be of interest to…

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Becoming Fearless

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructors: Jay Kauffmann and Russel Grieger Cost: $60 Members | $65 Non-members Saturday, 4/29/17 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” – Joseph Campbell Fear can and will quell artistic passion and inhabit creative expression. This seminar will illuminate the root source of all such interfering fears, help participants expose the foundations of their own fears, and teach how to eradicate them so as to be able to freely express their…

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May 2017

Surgical Revision

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer Cost: $60 Members | $65 Non-members Saturday May 6, 2017 | 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Ever had a great story you want to submit to a contest, but its 3,400 words and the limit is 3,000? Have the major moving parts of your novel or memoir working well, and now you’re ready to dive into the line editing stage of revision (before you find the perfect agent or publisher)? This seminar will familiarize you with common…

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July 2017

Write On! Session One: 6th-8th Grade Creative Writing Summer Program

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 14, 2017

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $200 on or before March 25, 2017,  $220 on or before April 30, 2017, $235 May 1, 2017 or thereafter Monday - Friday July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM During this week, young writers will explore the craft and fun of creative writing through a variety of prompts, journaling, music, brainstorming, people-watching and visits to inspiring nearby locations. Modes of expression and experimentation will include poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more! Throughout…

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Write On! Session One: 9th-12th Grade Creative Writing Summer Program

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 14, 2017

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Abby Baum Cost: $200 on or before March 25, 2017,  $220 on or before April 30, 2017, 2017, $235 on May 1, 2017 or thereafter Monday - Friday July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM In a world that is increasingly colored by diversions and distractions, how do we, as artists, learn to leverage inspiration? This five-day intensive study will be situated in the study of that seemingly elusive muse: inspiration. The course will seek…

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Write On! Session One: 3rd-5th Grade Creative Writing Summer Program

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 14, 2017

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Terry Levinson Cost: $200 before March 25, 2017,  $220 before May 1, 2017, $235 thereafter Monday - Friday July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM “You become a writer because you need to become a writer - nothing else.” --Grace Paley “When my speaking voice fails me, my writing voice prevails. My hand is intimately connected to my heart.” -- tslevinson We all need to discover the power of our words and have an avenue…

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Write On! Session Two: 3rd-5th Grade Creative Writing Summer Program

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 21, 2017

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Robin Albertson-Wren Cost: $200 on or before March 25, 2017,  $220 on or before April 30, 2017, $235 May 1, 2017 Monday - Friday July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Come enjoy a week immersed in poetry! We will be reading poems, studying various styles and creating our own. We will be inspired by stories in verse, local artists, downtown venues and even by making homemade ice cream! Robin Albertson-Wren has been inspiring children to…

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Write On! Session Two: 9th-12th Grade Creative Writing Summer Program

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 21, 2017

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Abby Baum Cost: $200 on or before March 25, 2017, $220 on or before April 30, 2017, $235 May 1, 2017 or thereafter Monday - Friday July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM In a world that is increasingly colored by diversions and distractions, how do we, as artists, learn to leverage inspiration? This five-day intensive study will be situated in the study of that seemingly elusive muse: inspiration. The course will seek to locate…

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Write On! Session Two: 6th-8th Grade Creative Writing Summer Program

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 21, 2017

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Jen Buckett

Instructor: Jen Buckett Cost: $200 on or before March 25, 2017, $220 on or before April 30, 2017, $235 May 1, 2017 or thereafter Monday - Friday July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Are you a young writer looking for inspiration and feedback on your work? Join us this summer as we search for stories between the musty shelves of used bookstores, inside the paintings of local artists, and outside in overheard conversations on the…

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Write On! Session Three: 9th-12th Grade Advanced Creative Writing Summer Program

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 28, 2017

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Hannah Barnaby Cost: $200 on or before March 25, 2017, $220 on or before April 30, 2017, $235 May 1, 2017 or thereafter Monday - Friday July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017 | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM You already know that you love to write -- but great writing is equal parts passion and skill. This summer camp session is designed to help you find that balance. We'll spend the week focused on going deeper into your stories, getting…

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