Writing Workshops

Spring-Summer Craft Workshops

Write from the Body

Saturday May 27th
Time: 1p-3:30p
Location: PDX Writers Studio
Cost: $45

In this workshop, we will focus on how characters’ emotions and thoughts can be powerfully expressed through physical actions, quirks, internal sensations, and rhythms of speech.

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Power Plays: Conflict

​Saturday June 10th
Time: 1p-3:30p
Location: PDX Writers Studio
Cost: $45

Thwart your character’s goals and desires. Let them struggle. Set them up to lose. Present a disaster or two. Give them an adversary worth the fight. The pulse of a story is the conflict – let’s write together and find it.

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Editing Bootcamp

​Saturday July 29th
Time: 1p-3:30p
Location: PDX Writers Studio
Cost: $45

We love it. We hate it. Without it, a story is doomed. This interactive workshop will walk you through a specific process for deep editing of paragraphs, sentences and words. We will cut and paste and move and chip away at our work until it is powerful. Please bring 3 pages of a work in progress.

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