Basics of Creative Writing | San Francisco Village


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Basics of Creative Writing
This event takes place on the following dates
4/24/2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
5/8/2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
5/22/2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6/12/2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
6/26/2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
7/10/2019 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

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Each of us has a story to tell–but we often lack the tools to tell it well. This class will help provide you with those tools! We will “learn from the page” from favorite poets and writers and study the elements of the craft: voice, setting, dialogue, and narrative arc. Each session will provide readings and prompts to get you started. If you are just beginning to set pen to paper, you will find support and encouragement from fellow writers as we share our work. All you need to bring is a pen and paper-- and lots of imagination! Basics of Creative Writing is led by writer and journalist Elaine Elinson, author of the award- winning Wherever There’s a Fight and former editor of the ACLU News. Elinson, who holds an MFA in Creative Writing, has taught writing at several senior centers in San Francisco, as well as at San Francisco Village

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