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June 2022

June 2022 Writer’s Night: Pitch Your Prose

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Center, 1803 N. 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Free

Please note: this event was erroneously listed in the newsletter as June 6. It's actually June 7. Pitch Your Prose with guest Mary Watson Now that you have written your prose, how well can you pitch it?  This workshop is designed to assist you to succinctly pitch your written work in less than 90 seconds. At the end of the workshop, you will present a 90 second elevator pitch which will include using your strong voice and engaging gestures. Your…

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August 2022

August 2022 Writer’s Night: Texture Poetry Writing

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Center, 1803 N. 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Texture Poetry Writing Workshop presented by guest Lisa Connors In writing, sound is more than just using sound words, like whisper or clang. Sound is the actual letters themselves and the sounds they make. Consider what a garden sounds like – long and short I’s, soft S’s and H’s, perhaps? Using Hyacinth or Narcissus, rather than flowers gives the feeling of a quiet morning in the garden. Choosing the right words based on sound can add subtle layers of meaning,…

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October 2022

October 2022 Writer’s Night: The Writer’s Voyage: Let Your Intuition Lead You

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Please note: This is a Zoom-only event! Our guest will be coming to us by video from the Eastern Slope. The Writer's Voyage: Let Your Intuition Lead You by guest Leilani Raashida Henry No matter who we are or what we do, we co-create with life. When we pay attention to life’s lessons, we find our flow and our intuition is heightened. With an open heart and mind, we can listen to our dreams, hopes and visions as a writer.…

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Special October Presentation: Panels and Pictures: Comic and Graphic Novel Writing

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Please note: This is a Zoom-only event! Our guest will be coming to us by video from across the country. Panels and Pictures: Comic and Graphic Novel Writing by guest Dave Ebersole What is the story you've always wanted to read but never have? Comic books and graphic novels tell stories through pictures organized in sequential order. They can tell big, world-bending stories of characters with immense powers. They can tell more intimate stories of personal issues and family drama.…

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November 2022

November 2022 Writer’s Night: Realistic Expectations for Your Screenplay

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Center, 1803 N. 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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Free

Realistic Expectations for Your Screenplay by guest Hank Braxtan We've all scrolled through the guide, seeing titles like "Giant Radioactive Shark" or "Outhouse of the Dead" and think "who writes this stuff?"  or "how does this get a budget?"  I've worked in this domain for years, the "destined for the dollar bin at Wal-Mart" projects. Turns out it's hard to say no when someone offers you money to write or direct a movie, so you end up trying to make…

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December 2022

December 2022: Open Mic Night

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grand Junction Art Center, 1803 No. 7th
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
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Free

December is our annual open mic reading. This year it's Tuesday, December 5 from 6-7:30 pm at the Art Center in Grand Junction. Bring your short works and poetry and take the mic! Reading out loud is the one of the best ways to hear how your writing hits the inner ear, or come hear what your fellow writers have been up to. Readings will have a time limit depending upon number of readers present. Registration is required for this…

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