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Sharpen your pencils and join us for a fall line-up that will get your creative juices flowing. But don’t take our word for it, see what other students are saying about our teachers.

Ten Master Fiction Techniques with Donald Maass
Learn how to make your novels irresistible in this one-day workshop. “Donald Maass is one of the best writing instructors I’ve ever had. Through his lectures and exercises, I’ve discovered details about my characters and insights into my stories that amaze me.”

Take a Closer Look at the Craft of Picture Books—a Workshop with Jennifer K. Mann
Learn how to analyze contemporary picture books to begin to understand how the masters create the wonderful books that are being published now in this five-session workshop.“Jen has really studied the elements of successful picture books. Hers is a master class in writing for this genre.”

Write a Great College Essay with Lynn Brunelle
Learn how to write an impressive essay that reflects your uniqueness and catches the eye of college admissions. “Lynn’s college essay class was the jumpstart my son needed for his applications. She connected with students right away and made the process of writing the essay less stressful and less complicated.”

Introduction to Scrivner with Elliot Hesselink
Learn how to use this useful writing tool in this introductory class. Elliot is a new teacher for us and we can’t wait for you to try his class.

Call for Submissions for Fall Issue of Context
We want to read what you've written! Now accepting any writing, any genre, up to 4000 words for our online magazine. Details here. Next deadline for submissions is September 15th.

Have you heard about this upcoming Seattle Town Hall event? It’s a new annual writers’ festival, Volume I: Humble Beginnings running September 16 & 17. You can find out more here: Town Hall Seattle.

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BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network) is the center for craft and invention on Bainbridge Island. Studios include Electronic and Technical Arts, Fiber Arts, Glass Arts, Jewelry & Fine Metals, Kitchen Arts, Media Arts & BCB, Metal Fabrication, Print & Book Arts, Woodworking and Small Boat Building, and Writers.

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