SUMMARY Put pen to paper, fingers to keys! Our next 8-week writing class runs 7-9pm (EST) on Wednesdays, from January 5th to  February  23rd, 2022.

About the Class            

“This class is a must for anyone who fears the blank page (as I did).” – 2021 Writer’s Circle Participant.

This 8-week writing class will be led by Andrew Gaboury from 7pm-9pm (EST) on Wednesdays, from January 5th to February 23rd, 2022.

The purpose of this course is simply to put pen to paper, or fingers to keys. You will embrace stream of consciousness and write with abandon to escape the clutches of your inner critic. You will acknowledge and discover your natural creativity. As you define a healthy writing practice, you will explore various writing forms to help widen your creative vision. This class will touch upon fiction, poetry and playwriting. As the course progresses there will be time set aside for sharing and feedback.

Each class will be a combination of writing prompts, a guided “lecture” facilitated by Andrew, group or solo writing time, and sharing circles.

What you will need:

  • Zoom access and a webcam
  • Writing implements (pens, pencils, erasers, computer)
  • Books (of any kind) close by
  • Paper (computer paper or lined)

Section 1: Fiction

Stream of consciousness, self-reflection, narrative styles, genre & world-building.

Section 2: Poetry

Metaphor & the senses, free verse, beat & spoken word.

Section 3: Playwriting

Playwriting features, narrative structure, character voice & dialogue.

* Hey, by the way, this class is a flat rate of $80 for 8 classes, that’s only $10 per lesson!

Testimonials from past participants!

“I would say that the Circle helped me to put a pen to a page in all the best ways. With so many different mediums of writing to discover, the 8 weeks provided me the accountability to write! And write some more! That can be the hardest part but with other writers to inspire me, I learned how to develop a consistent writing practice.”

“Andrew made it totally comfortable and easy to engage at any level. Strongly recommend.”

“Writing circle is a great opportunity to develop your creative writing and to gain feedback from others on your work.”