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The Writer’s Garret

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1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
(214) 828-1715

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April 2017
$5.00 - $90

Graphic Novels, Children’s Books, & Zines: Exploring Illustrated Writing

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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  Instructor: A. Kendra Greene, MFA Tuition: $45 (Early Bird Members through March. 29) $60 (Members); $90 (Non-members) *All students required to purchase a separate $5 materials expense ticket. Not a member of The Writer’s Garret? Join here. Registration will close midnight, April 12. No refunds will be given. This workshop is for practitioners of text and image—and those who would like to be. Graphic novels, children's books, zines, and illustrated writing are just a few points on the spectrum of…

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$85 - $260

Making a Scene: A Screenwriting Intensive on Character, Conflict, and Dialogue

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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“Making a Scene: a Weekend Intensive in Two Parts” Instructor: Ellen Myers Fontana Tuition: $85-175 Members, $140-$260 Non-Members Not a member of The Writer’s Garret? Join here. Award-winning screenwriter, New York Times best-selling author, and Hollywood producer Ellen Myers Fontana has geared a 2-part Intensive workshop for the aspiring screenwriter on a tight schedule. Each section can be taken individually, but together, you can build a more comprehensive foundation for completing a professional-quality scene. You can apply these skills later with other Garret screenwriting faculty in an upcoming on-line series…

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$45 - $75

Strategies in Writing the First Ten Pages

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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Instructor: Weina Dai Randel Tuition: $45 (Early Bird Members through April 13) $60 (Members); $75 (Non-members) Not a member of The Writer’s Garret? Join here. Feel daunted about writing the first ten pages of your novel? Come to this workshop. We'll discuss the strategies of writing these pages, the types of beginnings in different novels, and the major elements in writing these pages. You'll learn what approach fits your narrative style and have a better chance to fully engage your…

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June 2017
$75 - $120

The Poetry Masterclass: Getting Serious — From Generation to Completion

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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Instructor: Nathan Brown, Poet, Ph.D. Tuition: Early Bird $75 (Members only through May 31) $95 (Members); $120 (Non-members) Not a member of The Writer's Garret? Join here. This workshop walks a poem, or poems, through the full process of creation. . . from topic generation to the application of serious editing tools, and then on to completion. We'll also concentrate on the nature and importance of performing our poems, as well as certain issues of the publication of individual poems and/or books. Topic generation. . .…

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