ONE-DAY CREATIVITY AND WRITING RETREAT
Oct
30
9:00 AM09:00

ONE-DAY CREATIVITY AND WRITING RETREAT

SUNDAY | OCTOBER 13

The creators of the long-running Mothers Who Write workshop series are teaming up with The Crafty Chica for a day of soulfulness, writing, crafts, and inspiration. Join us at the Mucho Más Art Studio in Phoenix for an all-day creativity marathon featuring writing exercises, art projects, good company, great food and -- maybe best of all -- time to create. Instructors: Kathy Cano-Murillo, Amy Silverman, Deborah Sussman. Special guest: Patricia Federico, intuitive expert, healer.

Mucho Más Art Studio//9am-6pm//$125 (includes all of the above plus lunch and art supplies)

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MORNING MEMOIR
Nov
7
2:00 PM14:00

MORNING MEMOIR

** REGISTRATION CLOSED | This class is already underway, but Spring registration information will be available soon

THURSDAYS | SEPTEMBER 5, 12, 19 & 26, OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, NOVEMBER 7

Start the day with stories. Designed for everyone from published authors to secret journal-keepers, this workshop offers prompts and advice to get you writing, as well as a constructive, comfortable setting in which to share your work. Class size is limited.

Changing Hands in Phoenix//Thursdays//$250 per person, for ten sessions

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MOTHERS WHO WRITE: A 10-PART WORKSHOP
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

MOTHERS WHO WRITE: A 10-PART WORKSHOP

** REGISTRATION CLOSED | This class is already underway, but Spring registration information will be available soon

THURSDAYS | SEPTEMBER 5, 12, 19 & 26, OCTOBER 3, 10, 17 & 24, NOVEMBER 7 & 14

Amy Silverman (My Heart Can't Even Believe It) and Deborah Sussman (ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts) present a ten-session workshop series. Motherhood is the only experience necessary in this workshop for writers of all ages and levels of experience. From published authors to secret journal-keepers, "Mothers Who Write" offers prompts and advice to get you started, as well as a constructive, comfortable setting in which to workshop your writing.

Changing Hands in Phoenix//6:30-8:30pm Thursdays//$250 per person, for ten sessions

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INTRODUCTION TO WRITING NONFICTION
Dec
13
to Dec 15

INTRODUCTION TO WRITING NONFICTION

** REGISTRATION CLOSED | This class is already underway, but Spring registration information will be available soon

EVERY WEDNESDAY | SEPTEMBER 11 THROUGH DECEMBER 13

Practice in writing creative nonfiction, including autobiography and biography, the essay, reviews, and humor using a process of invention and discovery, writing, analysis, evaluation, and revision. Combines lecture, discussion, and workshop, leading to the production of marketable quality creative nonfiction. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.

Phoenix College // 2pm to 4pm // Note: You don't have to apply for admission but you do need to register as a new student at PC. Contact Amy if you need any assistance. 

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BAR FLIES BOOT CAMP
Jan
26
9:00 AM09:00

BAR FLIES BOOT CAMP

ONE TIME | SUNDAY, JANUARY 26

7PM AND 8PM SHOW AT VALLEY BAR

Valley Bar and Changing Hands Phoenix collaborate to bring you a one-day writing workshop that ends with you on stage at Valley Bar. Are you a Bar Flies fan who wants to make the leap from the audience to the stage? Here's your chance, with our all-day (and night!) boot camp. Join the Bar Flies team at The Newton (inside Changing Hands Phoenix) early on a Sunday morning, laptop or notebook in hand.

Get a prompt and instructions, write a draft, workshop it, rehearse it, workshop and rehearse some more, and perform that evening at Valley Bar. Coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided by First Draft Bookbar. We'll also provide plenty of instruction on everything from inspiration to writing to delivery from Bar Flies curators and contributors Amy Silverman, Katie Johnson, and Deborah Sussman.

Changing Hands in Phoenix 9am-5pm // $125 for the all-day workshop

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MOTHERS WHO WRITE: RETREAT WITH CYNTHIA CLARK HARVEY
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

MOTHERS WHO WRITE: RETREAT WITH CYNTHIA CLARK HARVEY

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SUNDAY | OCTOBER 6

Join Mothers Who Write co-founders Amy Silverman and Deborah Sussman for an all-day retreat, featuring prompts, exercises, and workshopping. Artist-writer Cynthia Clark Harvey will join us to talk about her work creating comics and offer students basic instruction on telling a story with graphics.

Amy Silverman and Deborah Sussman have co-taught the Mothers Who Write workshop for almost two decades. Reading comics has been a lifelong pleasure for Cynthia Clark Harvey; creating comics is a more recent pursuit.

Mezzanine Lounge inside Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts//10am-6pm//$100

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