Scribe Sanctuary Writers Workshop at Spirit Studio

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Scribe Sanctuary Los Angeles Writers Workshop

2-Day workshop utilizing the Amherst Writers & Artists Method

Time: 10 AM to 6:00 PM Saturday and Sunday June 28 & 29, 2014

Includes: Light breakfast and refreshments; lunch on Saturday

Location: Spirit Studio 3711 Evans Street, Los Angeles, 90027

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Cost: $350 per participant

This Sunday at Spirit Studio

Beneath the fine art of “The Body” art exhibition

May 11, 2014

Spirit Studio
2601 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027 US

Sometimes called sudden fiction or micro fiction, Flash Fiction is a short very short really short story. The plan for the class is that each participant will finish a complete work of Flash Fiction during the class time. Writing the first draft of anything is a messy process. We’ll experiment with a few methods of facing the blank screen, the blank page. And then we’ll write that first draft and read it to the group. As we listen to what others have written we’ll mention things that work and point out passages we like. We’ll talk about some revising techniques, and have another pass at out stories. And then we’ll do it again – read and revise and read again. And then you’ll go home and send your story off to publishers of Flash Fiction. // SUPPLIES YOU’LL NEED FOR CLASS: Bring your favorite high or low tech writing tools—laptop, slices of paper and writing utensil, tablet, typewriter, etc. As long as you are able to write and then read your writing to class. //

Bring one of the following:
food to share with the group
organic French Roast coffee – drip grind or whole bean
salad bowl
your favorite CA wine

About the teacher, Elan Barnehama

Elan’s debut novel, Finding Bluefield, was published in 2012. He also writes screenplays, is a Huffington Post blogger, and his essays on this and that have aired on public radio, and appeared in newspapers and on the web. He’s taught writing and literature at several college, has writer for colleges and non-profits, led community based writing workshops, worked with at risk youth, coached varsity baseball, was a weekend radio news announcer and a short order cook. More info at elanbarnehama.com and @elanbarnehama

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