Thursday, December 30, 2010


The Creative Alliance is sponsoring classes aimed at writers. All classes meet at The Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore
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Photo of Event or Program ItemWriting Resolution with Jessica Anya Blau
Saturday, January 15, 1-4 PM
Advanced registration $50, $40 mbrs. Walk-in $60, $50 mbrs.

The year is young—now’s the time to buckle down and write! Jessica Anya Blau reviews time-honored exercises and shouldathought-of-that techniques to put backbone in your writing resolution and make 2011 a breakout year. Writers of all levels and genres can benefit. Blau’s second novel, Drinking Closer to Home, will be out on January 18 from Harper Perennial.

General public, click here to register!
Members, click here to register!

The Art of the Short Story
6 Wednesdays: January 19 - March 2, 7-9 PM
Adv reg $165, $150 mbrs; Walk-in $175, $160 mbrs.

Jen Michalski (author of Close Encounters, editor of jmww and cohost of 510 Readings) is your guide in the quest to craft the perfect short story! In 6 weeks you'll write, workshop and revise a short story. Along the way, explore character, point of view, setting and voice, in addition to current fiction markets and the dos and don'ts of submissions. By the end, you'll have a story ready to mail to the publishing giants. (Stamps not included.) Note: No class Wednesday, Feb. 2.

Baltimore Screenwriters' Meet Up
4th Tuesdays: Jan 25, Feb 22, 7-9 PM.
An informal meeting for professional and aspiring screenwriters! Coffee, networking, moral support, feedback on works in progress, peer advice and inspiration included! Good times that make you want to WRITE. $5.