September, 2016

Micro Lesson: Michael Shilling on Five Screenwriting Tenets

Posted Thu, 9/29/2016 - 12:05pm by  |  Category: , ,

You’ve finished a screenplay, or a lot of it—congrats! In Intermediate Screenwriting Workshop, we’ll critique each other’s work, and on occasion look at scenes from movies and TV shows that represent the best in visual narrative storytelling. Here are the…

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In Praise of Bewilderment: A Q&A with Eroyn Franklin, Greg Stump, and David Lasky

Posted Wed, 9/28/2016 - 3:32pm by  |  Category:

This fall, writers and artists wanting to learn more about the possibilities of storytelling through graphic forms have the chance to learn from three local comics artists: David Lasky, who’s been a published cartoonist since 1989 and recently completed his…

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Shuck Off Tradition With Author Lidia Yuknavitch

Posted Tue, 9/20/2016 - 8:00am by  |  Category:

“It will be different from all the traditions we’ve inherited.” That’s all author Lidia Yuknavitch would tell us about the topic of her upcoming Word Works but honestly, it’s enough. If you’ve read any of Yuknavitch’s work (novel The Small…

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Catching on to Contagious Exchanges: Dave Wheeler Talks to Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore on Her Upcoming Series

Posted Mon, 9/19/2016 - 10:00am by  |  Category:

“In terms of readings in Seattle, strangely there isn’t really a queer series.” The darling Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore has invited me to her apartment to discuss the launch of her fall reading series at Hugo House, Contagious Exchanges, and I’m…

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Classy Talk with Natalie Serber

Posted Thu, 9/15/2016 - 10:54am by  |  Category:

Writer and teacher Natalie Serber‘s weekend workshop, Writing About Ourselves, runs Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2, and is open to writers of all levels. Leave with a collection of prose pieces or the start of a longer project…

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Micro Lesson: Writing the Subversive with Ally Harris

Posted Wed, 9/14/2016 - 10:50am by  |  Category: , ,

Poet Ally Harris‘ three-hour poetry workshop, Writing the Subversive, is on Sunday, October 9, open to writers of all levels. Through workshopping, reading, and discussion, you’ll explore what a poet must do to artfully incite anger, fear, passion, and action…

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It Starts With a Question: Jarret Middleton on The Philosophical Novel

Posted Thu, 9/01/2016 - 10:40am by  |  Category: , ,

What are some examples of big philosophical questions? The existence of God, the nature of creation, how we can tell whether or not we exist, the relationship between God and humans, humans amongst each other, the human against itself. Spirituality,…

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