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Creative Writing Incubator

Want to write a book but not sure how to get started?
Having trouble completing a novel, story, memoir, or screenplay?
Overwhelmed with ideas? Or maybe you’re just feeling stuck?

Honor and empower the writer in you!
with Now Write! editor Laurie Lamson

Sunday October 16, 2016 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Now Write! editor Laurie Lamson will lead a creative writing “incubator” workshop designed to give you:

  • The kick-start you need for a specific project or just to get you writing in general.
  • Help developing your unique voice and staying motivated as a writer.
  • Deeper understanding of the overall culture purpose of storytelling.
  • A break from the inner critic and a nonjudgmental, idea-inspiring approach to feedback.
  • Thought-provoking creative writing exercises to get your juices really flowing.

The result: you will improve both your craft and your relationship with yourself as a writer.

Quiet the inner critic and get your creative juices flowing.

You will be guided through some of Laurie’s favorite exercises from the Now Write! series to quiet the inner critic, get your creativity flowing and work on key elements of writing.

A safe creative environment will be established through a non-judgmental approach to feedback to avoid premature criticism that tends to stifle good writing.

This interactive Master Class is limited in size, so you receive a maximum amount of individual attention in a workshop environment. It is the inaugural session is a series of workshops that will help make you a better writer. Get personal attention on your work and career-- insight you will not receive anywhere else!

About the "NOW WRITE!" Series

An acclaimed book series published by Tarcher/Penguin, the Now Write! writing exercise books provide insight and inspiration to help you develop as a writer and achieve your goals through writing exercises, prompts and best-kept secrets from hundreds of top writers and teachers.

Faculty Headshot Workshop Leader : Laurie Lamson

Laurie Lamson is a professional writer, filmmaker and editor. Many of the videos of her educational and corporate scripts won multiple awards. She has written several screenwriting projects on assignment and has three of her own scripts in development with producers.

She created the Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, was co-editor of Now Write! Screenwriting and Now Write! Mysteries books. She was also telecon host for three years for the International Screenwriters’ Association.

cvrShe also designed and taught two writing workshop series is a lifelong student of creative and dramatic writing whose natural evolution is to help educate and inspire fellow and sister writers. She edited three writing exercises anthologies published by Tarcher/Penguin: Now Write!Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, Now Write! Mysteries and Now Write! Screenwriting.

As a screenwriter she has three projects in development with producers. As a filmmaker she directed, co-produced and co-wrote the short romance Eternal Waltz, the award-winning reggae music video “Live and Learn,” the feminine comedy Family Values In The Goddess Years, and a variety of other short projects.

The Now Write! series is published by Tarcher/Penguin. Nowwrite.net <http://Nowwrite.net> .

Sunday October 16, 2016
10:00 am - 1:00± pm

Early bird Registration      
$99 all segments, half day

Walk-up Registration:     
$149 all segments, half day

DoubleTree by Hilton
Los Angeles - Westside
Hermosa Beach Room
6161 West Centinela Avenue,
Culver City, CA 90230 [ map »
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