Poetry Workshop II

You already know how to write a poem, but you want to reinvigorate and nourish your writing practice. If you’re looking for feedback, community, a reason to write more, a way to break through blocks, and find fresh ideas and inspiration, if you are looking to take your poetry to the next level, write and revise new work, give and receive feedback, and get your work published, this is the class for you!

In this six-week workshop poets will read, write, and explore the craft of poetry through poetic forms such as Ars Poetica, Epistle, Ekphrasis, Persona, and Cento, and experiment with generative revision strategies in a relaxed, supportive online environment.

Wednesdays

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #11

The SF Creative Writing Institute is proud to continue our bi-monthly “Drop-In” Poetry Workshop, a one-off, three-hour workshop that will allow poets and writers to sharpen up skills with new techniques, original and diverse prompts, and just maybe even clear out that unseemly writer’s blockage. This three-hour workshop is designed for all levels.

 

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #10

Count Your Blessings

We are going through a phase of uncertainty and rapid change, surrounded by chaos and a flood of emotions. It’s been hard for me to tell one day from another, one feeling from its opposite. Journaling everyday has been my constant companion and I’d love to start up a writing hour with you. In this workshop we’ll get some of that emotional energy into words. We’ll read relevant works by other writers/poets and talk about the big and small blessings we miss to see. There will be writing prompts, time to scribe, share and build a space for ourselves we can keep returning to on our own.

The SF Creative Writing Institute is proud to continue our bi-monthly “Drop-In” Poetry Workshop, a one-off, three-hour workshop that will allow poets and writers to sharpen up skills with new techniques, original and diverse prompts, and just maybe even clear out that unseemly writer’s blockage. This three-hour workshop is designed for all levels.

 

The Jack Grapes METHOD WRITING Program

Finding Your Voice in Poetry & Prose

We want to connect with the world. We want to share the life that is inside us. We want to write poetry and prose that speaks the truth and moves the reader. But where do we start?

There’s a voice within all of us wanting to find its place in the world. The concepts and techniques in the Jack Grapes METHOD WRITING Program will lead you step by step, show you how to create compelling moments and scenes, how to move your reader with writing that jumps off the page and grabs them by the heart.

In this workshop, we will focus on stripping away the artifice of writing, the baggage that keeps us from the most essential building block of any writing: the Deep Voice. We’ll turn journal entries into poems and stories, and by the end of the class, you’ll produce a “chapbook” of your work, turning process into product. This class focuses on weekly journal writing using the techniques and concepts of Method Writing. Suitable for both poets and prose writers, beginners and advanced, this class will help you find your deep voice and use it to create clear and compelling written work.

Saturdays

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #9

The SF Creative Writing Institute is proud to continue our bi-monthly “Drop-In” Poetry Workshop, a one-off, three-hour workshop that will allow poets and writers to sharpen up skills with new techniques, original and diverse prompts, and just maybe even clear out that unseemly writer’s blockage. This three-hour workshop is designed for all levels.

 

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #8

The SF Creative Writing Institute is proud to continue our bi-monthly “Drop-In” Poetry Workshop, a one-off, three-hour workshop that will allow poets and writers to sharpen up skills with new techniques, original and diverse prompts, and just maybe even clear out that unseemly writer’s blockage. This three-hour workshop is designed for all levels.

 

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #7

The SF Creative Writing Institute is proud to continue our bi-monthly “Drop-In” Poetry Workshop, a one-off, three-hour workshop that will allow poets and writers to sharpen up skills with new techniques, original and diverse prompts, and just maybe even clear out that unseemly writer’s blockage. This three-hour workshop is designed for all levels.

 

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #5

The SF Creative Writing Institute is proud to continue our bi-monthly “Drop-In” Poetry Workshop, a one-off, three-hour workshop that will allow poets and writers to sharpen up skills with new techniques, original and diverse prompts, and just maybe even clear out that unseemly writer’s blockage. This three-hour workshop is designed for all levels.

 

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #6

Count Your Blessings

We are going through a phase of uncertainty and rapid change, surrounded by chaos and a flood of emotions. It’s been hard for me to tell one day from another, one feeling from its opposite. Journaling everyday has been my constant companion and I’d love to start up a writing hour with you. In this workshop we’ll get some of that emotional energy into words. We’ll read relevant works by other writers/poets and talk about the big and small blessings we miss to see. There will be writing prompts, time to scribe, share and build a space for ourselves we can keep returning to on our own.

 

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #4

The SF Creative Writing Institute is proud to continue our bi-monthly “Drop-In” Poetry Workshop, a one-off, three-hour workshop that will allow poets and writers to sharpen up skills with new techniques, original and diverse prompts, and just maybe even clear out that unseemly writer’s blockage. This three-hour workshop is designed for all levels.