Free monthly meetings. Three different spaces to connect with Dallas writers. Seeking constructive feedback on your creative writing in an easygoing workshop environment? Stone Soup is for you.
** $50 Early Bird ends Feb 15th! **
Few know the beguiling, bizarre, and intoxicating genre of Contemporary Fairy Tale Poetry. From Susan Mitchell’s “From the Journals of the Frog Prince” to Louise Glück’s “Gretel in Darkness”, we will explore the unspoken, rich, mind-blowing subtext of familiar stories and jump in to write our own versions of this intriguing genre.
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Author and SMU Writer’s Path instructor Amanda Arista is here to help you season stories of any genre to perfection… with a dash of romance! We’ll cover the who, when, why, and how of adding a romantic subplot, integrated seamlessly into your main storyline and brought to a delicious conclusion.
(Led by Lisa Huffaker) In this family-friendly exploration of Deep Ellum, we’ll gather found text, images, and field notes as we scout this exciting neighborhood for clues about local history, architecture, culture, and art.
Essayist A. Kendra Greene serves as our guide on a writing adventure through historic Deep Ellum. Learn some history you never knew, get a close-up look at the great contemporary art that covers the streets, and hear the sounds of music and humanity unlike anywhere else in Dallas while crafting your own creative response to Dallas’s most vibrant neighborhood.
Take a look at the exciting adult programs and workshops on the roster for Spring 2019. Creative nonfiction, fairy tale poetry, revision, managing submissions, and lots more from instructors like Julianne McCullagh & Bill Marvel, Christopher Stephen Soden, Logen Cure, Amanda Arista, and more.
“Let a man in a garret but burn with enough intensity, and he will set fire to the world.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Memberships provide generous discounts on all programs & classes, priority class registration, annual recognition on our website, and exclusive access to valuable online workshops and readings.
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