Perfect for both beginners and more established writers looking to explore a new form, this workshop serves as an introduction to the three major genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. Author Cassandra Clarke guides participants through generative writing exercises designed to promote creativity. By the end of the workshop, participants will walk away with drafts of stories, poems and essays and the self-assurance to begin—or continue!—their writing practice.
+ “Overview of the Genres: Fiction, Poetry and Creative Nonfiction”
+ “Fiction: Character, Setting and Plot”
+ “Fiction: Brainstorming, Outlining and Getting Started”
+ “Creative Nonfiction: Journaling and Research as Inspiration”
+ “Creative Nonfiction: Telling True (or Mostly True) Stories”
+ "Poetry: Ekphrastic Writing and Reading for Inspiration”
+ “Poetry: Imagery, Form, Meter and Other Poetic Elements”