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Write-In

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Always wanted to try your hand at writing? Or maybe your writing brain is a little rusty?  In this class, we'll spend 15-20 minutes writing in response to prompts, and a few of those who want to will then share their work. Then we'll play again with a different prompt. Rather than rigorous critique, the focus will be on jump starting creativity,...

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$50

Playwriting: Intermediate/Advanced

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

This workshop is intended for anyone looking to sharpen their playwriting skills in a workshop setting. Participants are encouraged to explore their writing through ten-minute plays, one-acts, or full-length plays. The focus of the workshop will be on reading and responding to each other’s work using feedback strategies outlined by the instructor....

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$360

8 sessions

Writing Short Humor Pieces

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Have you always loved short humor pieces like you find in McSweeney's and The New Yorker's Shouts and Murmurs and want to give it a try? In this workshop, we'll focus on funny conceptual humor: from parody to imagined dialogues to Decorative Gourds. We'll look at great examples of humor pieces to see what made them work, discuss online and print...

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$115

3 sessions

Playwriting: Exposition

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

What does your audience need to know and when do they need to know it? You only have a couple of hours (often less) to tell a story onstage, so there isn’t much time for providing back stories. In this workshop participants will consider various strategies for managing exposition and look at examples in historical contexts to better understand how...

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$50

The Poetry Game

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

The Poetry Game is an interactive game that makes it easy and fun to write a poem, whether you are an experienced poet seeking a new technique to generate poetry, or you haven't written a poem in decades. The focus is on creativity; sharing is optional and work will not critiqued or judged. Everyone wins. The game involves a wide variety of prompts,...

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$50
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