Sat. July 8th, 10:30am - 4:30pm, CPL Jefferson Branch, 850 Jefferson Ave., Cleve. OH 44113
In this full-day workshop we'll look at applying research on creativity to expand our writing practices, share ideas about enlivening our current projects, and engage in playful writing exercises across many genres to loosen up our imaginations. Writers of all levels, backgrounds, and genres welcome.
Laura Grace Weldon is a writer, editor, and educator with experience teaching in varied settings including schools, community centers, detention facilities, and library arts programs. She is the author of a poetry collection titled Tending and a handbook of alternative education titled Free Range Learning, with a book of essays due out soon. Her creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, short stories, and poetry appear in mainstream as well as literary publications. As a working writer and editor, she's able to help participants advance skills, build confidence, generate story ideas, and turn those ideas into finished pieces. Her workshops emphasize respect for each writers' voice.