Classes and Workshops

WRITING

"Write Now: Jump-Start Your Summer Writing"

6:30-8:30PM THURSDAYS
4 sessionS: MAY 16, 23, AND 30
JUNE 6

Amy Silverman and Deborah Sussman

Amy Silverman and Deborah Sussman present a four-part workshop for writers of all genders working in any genre. In this workshop, writers Amy Silverman and Deborah Sussman offer tips and tricks to get you started on a summer writing project. From prompts designed to get you writing in class to a brainstorming discussion that helps you figure out your next steps (start a blog? submit a story for publication? write a book proposal? make a goal to journal? create a writing group?) and several opportunities to workshop essays, this class helps you figure out your next step.

Location: Phoenix
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"midday Memoir"

2-4PM WEDNESDAYS
7 sessionS: MAY 1, 8, 15, 22, AND 29
JUNE 5 AND 12

Amy Silverman

Designed for everyone from secret journal-keepers to published authors, this workshop offers prompts and advice to get you writing, as well as a constructive, comfortable setting in which to share your work. Class size is limited.

Location: Phoenix
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"The Story You Need To Tell:
Embracing Your Creative Voice"

10AM-12PM MONDAYS
4 sessionS: JUNE 3, 10, 17, AND 24

Sandra Marinella

Your story matters. Ignite your passion for finding and writing down your stories in ways that will reveal your unique voice and unleash your personal creativity. This four-session workshop will share prompts to guide you to the stories you want to tell, explore writing that will show you how to develop your voice, and experiment with creative strategies to enhance your writing. This workshop will engage writers of all levels and provide opportunities to share your writing in a positive environment. Enrollment will be limited.

Location: Phoenix
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"Expand Your Writer's Toolbox"

6:30-8:30PM MONDAY
1 session: JUNE 24

Katrina Shawver

Author Katrina Shawver (Henry: A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America) leads a workshop that covers tools and techniques that apply to all genres to help make your writing easier, polished, and tight. Take home lists of key resources every writer should have and know. Practice new ideas for faster writing and using active versus passive tense and specificity to "show not tell." Come prepared to write!

Location: Phoenix
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"Morning Memoir"

10AM-12PM THURSDAYS
10 sessionS: SEPTEMBER 5, 12, 19, AND 26
OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, 24, AND 31
NOVEMBER 7

Amy Silverman

Amy Silverman (My Heart Can't Even Believe It) presents a ten-session workshop series. Start the day with stories. Designed for everyone from published authors to secret journal-keepers, this workshop offers prompts and advice to get you writing, as well as a constructive, comfortable setting in which to share your work. Class size is limited.

Location: Phoenix
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"Mothers Who Write"

6:30-8:30PM THURSDAYS
10 sessionS: SEPTEMBER 5, 12, 19, AND 26
OCTOBER 3, 10, 17, AND 24
NOVEMBER 7 AND 14

Amy Silverman and Deborah Sussman

Amy Silverman (My Heart Can't Even Believe It) and Deborah Sussman (ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts) present a ten-session workshop series. Motherhood is the only experience necessary in this workshop for writers of all ages and levels of experience. From published authors to secret journal-keepers, "Mothers Who Write" offers prompts and advice to get you started, as well as a constructive, comfortable setting in which to workshop your writing.

Location: Phoenix
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bar flies bootcamp

9AM-4:30PM sunday
1 session: SEPTEMBER 15

Valley Bar and Changing Hands Phoenix collaborate to bring you a one-day writing workshop that ends with you on stage at Valley Bar. Are you a Bar Flies fan who wants to make the leap from the audience to the stage? Here's your chance, with our all-day (and night!) boot camp. Join the Bar Flies team at The Newton (inside Changing Hands Phoenix) early on a Sunday morning, laptop or notebook in hand. Get a prompt and instructions, write a draft, workshop it, rehearse it, workshop and rehearse some more, and perform that evening at Valley Bar. Coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided by First Draft Bookbar. We'll also provide plenty of instruction on everything from inspiration to writing to delivery from Bar Flies curators and contributors Amy Silverman, Katie Bravo, and Deborah Sussman.

Location: Phoenix
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bar flies bootcamp

9AM-4:30PM sunday
1 session: January 26

Valley Bar and Changing Hands Phoenix collaborate to bring you a one-day writing workshop that ends with you on stage at Valley Bar. Are you a Bar Flies fan who wants to make the leap from the audience to the stage? Here's your chance, with our all-day (and night!) boot camp. Join the Bar Flies team at The Newton (inside Changing Hands Phoenix) early on a Sunday morning, laptop or notebook in hand. Get a prompt and instructions, write a draft, workshop it, rehearse it, workshop and rehearse some more, and perform that evening at Valley Bar. Coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided by First Draft Bookbar. We'll also provide plenty of instruction on everything from inspiration to writing to delivery from Bar Flies curators and contributors Amy Silverman, Katie Bravo, and Deborah Sussman.

Location: Phoenix
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HEALTH AND SPIRITUALITY

"Chanting, Deep Relaxation, and the Power of Vibration"

2-3:30PM SUNDAY
1 session: MAY 26

Pinna Joseph

Chanting is a road to relaxing the body and soul, a way to a peaceful inner self. Sound artist, chantress and Yoga of the Voice™ instructor Pinna Joseph presents an afternoon of attention to the breath, deep listening, exploring the voice as an instrument, vocal meditation (connecting with the sound between the sounds), and call-and-response chanting from many world cultures.

Location: Tempe
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