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Wed, Oct 30


Siegal Lifelong Learning

Boyer's Writing Workshop -- Writing in Persona for Poetry and Prose

Join us for four sessions that encourage and support your writing. This workshop offers you a chance to have fun experimenting in writing in the voice of someone (or some thing!) other than yourself. For writers of all experience levels.

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   Boyer's Writing Workshop --             Writing in Persona for Poetry and Prose

Time & Location

Oct 30, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Siegal Lifelong Learning, 25700 Science Park Dr #100, Beachwood, OH 44122, USA

About the event

   Writing in the voice of a persona offers a special creative opportunity to adopt the personality, history, diction and obsessions of someone (or something!) other than yourself. Whether you call this writing persona poems or dramatic monologues, this form offers ways to stretch your skills as a fiction writer, as a poet, a dramatist, or a writer of memoir. Open to experienced as well as novice writers, we will explore, write and share our work finding new ways to express ourselves creatively in an encouraging and welcoming environment. 

Format:  Four two-hour sessions.  Session I will be a craft talk to learn from examples of persona writing with the session ending with a free write activity and an assignments for experimentation. The following three sessions will continue as round table sharing of poems written based on workshop prompts and ideas.

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