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March 2019

Writing Workshop: Strolling Down Writers Block

March 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cafe con Libros, 724 Prospect Place
Brooklyn, NY 11216
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$10 2 tickets left

No matter where you live, there’s one place all writers are familiar with. Writers Block.  We've all been to The Block at some point in our experience with writing. Some of us have visited The Block briefly and eventually found our way back to the page. some of us are exhausted from circling The Block in search of inspiration. In this generative writing workshop we’ll explore Writers Block. Participants will generate new work using a variety of prompts to begin…

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April 2019

Write with JP Infante: “Which Genre?”

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2019 at 3:00pm

Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Free – $25 12 tickets left

Which genre? Should you be telling your story as fiction, nonfiction or poetry? What’s the difference? Does your writing style fit one genre better than another?  In this workshop we will read and write fiction, nonfiction and poetry.We will determine how understanding the rules and expectations of genre can help us tell and sell our stories.  A lot of us write free verse poetry-- what some call “modern poetry”-- because of the freedom. There are no rules. We don’t have…

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May 2019

Yun Yun para la Calor

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Lectura y Puesta circulación Acompañanos a la puesta en circulación de "Yun Yun para la Calor". Yun yun (pa’ la calor) consiste en una treintena de cuentos variados en estilo y formato, pero unidos por una misma espina dorsal: el desamparo en la cotidianidad. Esta fresca colección trata temas del día a día, incluyendo relatos sobre padres e hijos, amigos, parejas, y la relación más importante de todas: la relación consigo mismo. Karlina Veras, a través de su primera colección…

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Write with JP Infante: Time to Write

May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 1, 2019 at 3:00pm

Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Free – $25 12 tickets left

“How Do I Make Time to Write?” Through guided creative writing prompts participants will write new pieces that focus on their plans and intentions as a writer.  A writing routine is central to being productive as a writer. However, everyday life and technological distractions make it difficult to make time for writing.  Setting routines and goals as a writer can save you time. When we become intentional and prioritize writing we produce more work, submit to more magazines and journals…

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