Writing From the Right Side of the Brain
Jan
24
6:30 PM18:30

Writing From the Right Side of the Brain

Writing Workshop with Amy Barry, an award-winning writer and certified expressive arts educator.

This is a four part series: January 17, 24, 31 and Feb 7

Get your creative juices flowing; unlearn the “shoulds” and “can’t’s” that stop you from putting your thoughts into words and experiencing the joy of writing from the intuitive right side of the brain.    Stony Creek resident, award-winning writer, and certified expressive arts educator, Amy J. Barry will use creative prompts and exercises to help participants jump start new work or move along a project in progress.    The focus will be on short form fiction. Workshop attendees can choose one genre or experiment in a variety of forms: short story, flash fiction, poetry, creative essay/memoir.    Funded by The Friends of WWML, there is no fee to attend the workshop,  but registration is required by Jan. 10 and limited to 10 participants, who can commit to attending all four sessions.    Materials: writing journal or notebook and writing utensil.    More about Amy at www.aimwrite-ct.net

Get your creative juices flowing; unlearn the “shoulds” and “can’t’s” that stop you from putting your thoughts into words and experiencing the joy of writing from the intuitive right side of the brain.

Stony Creek resident, award-winning writer, and certified expressive arts educator, Amy J. Barry will use creative prompts and exercises to help participants jump start new work or move along a project in progress.

The focus will be on short form fiction. Workshop attendees can choose one genre or experiment in a variety of forms: short story, flash fiction, poetry, creative essay/memoir.

Funded by The Friends of WWML, there is no fee to attend the workshop,

but registration is required by Jan. 10 and limited to 10 participants, who can commit to attending all four sessions.

Materials: writing journal or notebook and writing utensil.

More about Amy at www.aimwrite-ct.net

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Writing From the Right Side of the Brain
Jan
31
6:30 PM18:30

Writing From the Right Side of the Brain

Writing Workshop with Amy Barry, an award-winning writer and certified expressive arts educator.

This is a four part series: January 17, 24, 31 and Feb 7

Get your creative juices flowing; unlearn the “shoulds” and “can’t’s” that stop you from putting your thoughts into words and experiencing the joy of writing from the intuitive right side of the brain.    Stony Creek resident, award-winning writer, and certified expressive arts educator, Amy J. Barry will use creative prompts and exercises to help participants jump start new work or move along a project in progress.    The focus will be on short form fiction. Workshop attendees can choose one genre or experiment in a variety of forms: short story, flash fiction, poetry, creative essay/memoir.    Funded by The Friends of WWML, there is no fee to attend the workshop,  but registration is required by Jan. 10 and limited to 10 participants, who can commit to attending all four sessions.    Materials: writing journal or notebook and writing utensil.    More about Amy at www.aimwrite-ct.net

Get your creative juices flowing; unlearn the “shoulds” and “can’t’s” that stop you from putting your thoughts into words and experiencing the joy of writing from the intuitive right side of the brain.

Stony Creek resident, award-winning writer, and certified expressive arts educator, Amy J. Barry will use creative prompts and exercises to help participants jump start new work or move along a project in progress.

The focus will be on short form fiction. Workshop attendees can choose one genre or experiment in a variety of forms: short story, flash fiction, poetry, creative essay/memoir.

Funded by The Friends of WWML, there is no fee to attend the workshop,

but registration is required by Jan. 10 and limited to 10 participants, who can commit to attending all four sessions.

Materials: writing journal or notebook and writing utensil.

More about Amy at www.aimwrite-ct.net

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Author event:  Gina Macdonald
Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

Author event: Gina Macdonald

A night with Gina Macdonald and Jen Payne: a creative collaboration

Branford residents Gina Macdonald and Jen Payne speak on their passion for their work -blending together in creating the book    Mind Your Own Body: A Body Image Handbook    Gina, a Licensed Professional Counselor, utilizing her Expressive Art Therapy Graduate Degree, assists those suffering with disordered eating and body image disturbance.  Jen, an author, editor operates her graphic design and creative services company, as well as her own publishing company.  Meet the author: Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

Branford residents Gina Macdonald and Jen Payne speak on their passion for their work -blending together in creating the book

Mind Your Own Body: A Body Image Handbook

Gina, a Licensed Professional Counselor, utilizing her Expressive Art Therapy Graduate Degree, assists those suffering with disordered eating and body image disturbance.

Jen, an author, editor operates her graphic design and creative services company, as well as her own publishing company.

Meet the author: Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

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Writing From the Right Side of the Brain
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

Writing From the Right Side of the Brain

Writing Workshop with Amy Barry, an award-winning writer and certified expressive arts educator.

This is a four part series: January 17, 24, 31 and Feb 7

Get your creative juices flowing; unlearn the “shoulds” and “can’t’s” that stop you from putting your thoughts into words and experiencing the joy of writing from the intuitive right side of the brain.    Stony Creek resident, award-winning writer, and certified expressive arts educator, Amy J. Barry will use creative prompts and exercises to help participants jump start new work or move along a project in progress.    The focus will be on short form fiction. Workshop attendees can choose one genre or experiment in a variety of forms: short story, flash fiction, poetry, creative essay/memoir.    Funded by The Friends of WWML, there is no fee to attend the workshop,  but registration is required by Jan. 10 and limited to 10 participants, who can commit to attending all four sessions.    Materials: writing journal or notebook and writing utensil.    More about Amy at www.aimwrite-ct.net

Get your creative juices flowing; unlearn the “shoulds” and “can’t’s” that stop you from putting your thoughts into words and experiencing the joy of writing from the intuitive right side of the brain.

Stony Creek resident, award-winning writer, and certified expressive arts educator, Amy J. Barry will use creative prompts and exercises to help participants jump start new work or move along a project in progress.

The focus will be on short form fiction. Workshop attendees can choose one genre or experiment in a variety of forms: short story, flash fiction, poetry, creative essay/memoir.

Funded by The Friends of WWML, there is no fee to attend the workshop,

but registration is required by Jan. 10 and limited to 10 participants, who can commit to attending all four sessions.

Materials: writing journal or notebook and writing utensil.

More about Amy at www.aimwrite-ct.net

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Mark Schenker's book group:  Visions of America
Feb
19
7:00 PM19:00

Mark Schenker's book group: Visions of America

Visions of America: A program in honor of Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday

May 31 2019 marks the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman (1819-1892), who was not only one of America’s greatest poets, but a writer whose subject was often the country itself. In a series beginning with a selection of Whitman’s poems, Mark Schenker will lead discussions on great works of American literature—works that give varied views of what is meant by an American life.  

February: Walt Whitman: selected poems (handout provided at the library)

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Witness Stones Project
Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Witness Stones Project

Dennis Culliton of WitnessStones.org will speak about the history of the project, the research with local school children and the placement of remembrance stones in Guilford. The Witness Stones Project’s mission is to restore the history and honor the humanity and contributions of the enslaved individuals who helped build our communities.

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Mark Schenker's book group:  Visions of America
Mar
19
7:00 PM19:00

Mark Schenker's book group: Visions of America

Visions of America: A program in honor of Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday

May 31 2019 marks the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman (1819-1892), who was not only one of America’s greatest poets, but a writer whose subject was often the country itself. In a series beginning with a selection of Whitman’s poems, Mark Schenker will lead discussions on great works of American literature—works that give varied views of what is meant by an American life.

 March: Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

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Mark Schenker's book group:  Visions of America
Apr
16
7:00 PM19:00

Mark Schenker's book group: Visions of America

Visions of America: A program in honor of Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday

May 31 2019 marks the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman (1819-1892), who was not only one of America’s greatest poets, but a writer whose subject was often the country itself. In a series beginning with a selection of Whitman’s poems, Mark Schenker will lead discussions on great works of American literature—works that give varied views of what is meant by an American life.

April: My Antonia by Willa Cather

 

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Mark Schenker's book group:  Visions of America
May
21
7:00 PM19:00

Mark Schenker's book group: Visions of America

Visions of America: A program in honor of Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday

May 31 2019 marks the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman (1819-1892), who was not only one of America’s greatest poets, but a writer whose subject was often the country itself. In a series beginning with a selection of Whitman’s poems, Mark Schenker will lead discussions on great works of American literature—works that give varied views of what is meant by an American life.

May: Our Town by Thornton Wilder

 

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Writing From the Right Side of the Brain
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

Writing From the Right Side of the Brain

Writing Workshop with Amy Barry, an award-winning writer and certified expressive arts educator.

This is a four part series: January 17, 24, 31 and Feb 7

Get your creative juices flowing; unlearn the “shoulds” and “can’t’s” that stop you from putting your thoughts into words and experiencing the joy of writing from the intuitive right side of the brain.    Stony Creek resident, award-winning writer, and certified expressive arts educator, Amy J. Barry will use creative prompts and exercises to help participants jump start new work or move along a project in progress.    The focus will be on short form fiction. Workshop attendees can choose one genre or experiment in a variety of forms: short story, flash fiction, poetry, creative essay/memoir.    Funded by The Friends of WWML, there is no fee to attend the workshop,  but registration is required by Jan. 10 and limited to 10 participants, who can commit to attending all four sessions.    Materials: writing journal or notebook and writing utensil.    More about Amy at www.aimwrite-ct.net

Get your creative juices flowing; unlearn the “shoulds” and “can’t’s” that stop you from putting your thoughts into words and experiencing the joy of writing from the intuitive right side of the brain.

Stony Creek resident, award-winning writer, and certified expressive arts educator, Amy J. Barry will use creative prompts and exercises to help participants jump start new work or move along a project in progress.

The focus will be on short form fiction. Workshop attendees can choose one genre or experiment in a variety of forms: short story, flash fiction, poetry, creative essay/memoir.

Funded by The Friends of WWML, there is no fee to attend the workshop,

but registration is required by Jan. 10 and limited to 10 participants, who can commit to attending all four sessions.

Materials: writing journal or notebook and writing utensil.

More about Amy at www.aimwrite-ct.net

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