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Mon, Jul 12 2021
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Participants are encouraged to bring 2-3 pages of their work to share with the group. Pages should be in standard manuscript format: 12 pt ft, double spaced, Times New Roman.

Introduction to Genre (ZOOM)

Mon, Jun 14 2021
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Learn about genre from the writer’s point of view. Explore formulas, common conventions, and reader expectations, including subgenre, themes, tropes, and some resources to get you started.

Starting a Writing Project (ZOOM)

Wed, Jun 2 2021
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Start your writing project by diving deep into creative inspiration and learn tricks to prevent writer's block. Then discover tools to help you set realistic goals and stay on track.

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