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Ongoing Weekly Workshops in Northampton
On Mondays and Thursdays, Nerissa Nields holds amazing writing workshops out of her home in Northampton. Write. Be entertained. Laugh. Cry. Foster community. Drink hot beverages. All kinds of writers are welcome. We are poets, novelists, songwriters, memoirists, journalers and scribblers.
$350 for ten weeks.
The 2013 fall session begins Monday September 16 2012 for the Monday group, and Thursday Sept. 18 for the Thursday group. The sessions run to late November or early December, and we are skipping Columbus Day and Thanksgiving.
To sign up, write to her at Nerissand@gmail.com. Cost of the session is $350. Note: There is a surcharge for paying by PayPal.
*Big Yellow Bloggers
Meets: on hiatus for 2013.
For bloggers of all levels of experience. This class merges the highly successful model of Writing It Up in the Garden, where participants write together, supported by their peers in Nerissa's warm and encouraging living room, with the flexible option of a teleclass. We will meet in person in Nerissa's house at 1pm. Those who are participating remotely will call in (or Skype in) at 1pm to check in briefly, then hang up as we all write together. The goal will be to write four short posts in an hour. Then at 2pm the remote participants will join the in-person cohort for a discussion of the art, craft and (if appropriate) business of blogging. Nerissa will bring in the occasional guest expert to share experience, tips and tricks. We will check in about how our blogs are going, learn from each other, and find camraderie and support in what can seem a lonely road.