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Saturday, October 29 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
ONLINE: Be Writing; developing your creative practice

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William Faulker said, "Don't be a writer, be writing." One can learn about writing, study it, discuss it, analyze it, but the most important thing will always be the actual act of arriving at the page and putting something down. This one-hour workshop is for writers of all levels to work on cultivating their own writing practice -- different kinds of journaling exercising, prescriptive writing, ways to break writer's block, and other generative practices. This approach to writing views language as a way of being in the world, with the belief that good writing comes from rising to the central challenge not just of writing but of living--the challenge to be, as Henry James said, "one of those upon whom nothing is lost."

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Noah Zanella

Noah Zanella (he/they) is a Chicago-based writer and musician. His poem "my urge to speak..." received the 2022 Eileen Lannan Academy of American Poets Prize and his chapbook-length poem "Field Recordings" was a finalist for the Newfound Writers Chapbook Contest. They currently work... Read More →

Saturday October 29, 2022 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT

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