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« Wednesday July 18, 2012 »
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Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm
6:30-8:30PM WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 Writers Workshop | Real Stories: The Fabric of Creative Work Memories differ, people change their minds, history repeats itself. How do the stories of your life connect with your love of writing? In this memoir workshop, American Book Award-Winner Stella Pope Duarte offers techniques for sifting through the good and bad times to figure out what really happened. She helps you zero in on the heart of a story to make a new heartbeat appear. Come prepared to listen, write, create and amaze yourself with stories that unravel the fabric of who you are. COST: $25. Registration and pre-payment at 480.730.0205. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Stella Pope Duarte began her literary career in 1995 after she had a dream in which her deceased father related to her that her destiny was to become a writer. Duarte's work has won awards and honors nationwide, including a nomination for the Pushcart Prize in Literature, the Book Sense List, the AZ Highways Fiction Award, and others. She is an inspirational speaker for audiences of all ages on topics related to her work, as well as on issues related to women's rights, culture, diversity, leadership, education, literacy, Chicano/Latino history, writing, and storytelling. She was born and raised in la Sonorita barrio in South Phoenix. More »
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