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CANCELLED DUE TO INSTRUCTOR ILLNESS Kickstart Your Writing Project with Jana Laiz
April 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm$35
CANCELLED DUE TO INSTRUCTOR ILLNESS. NEXT KICKSTART WORKSHOP MAY 13!
Does your novel need a defibrillator? Do you need jumper cables for your stalled short story? Bellows to blow life back into your biography? Does your children’s book need a gentle nudge? Veteran teacher and author Jana Laiz will get you moving! In a series of monthly drop-in classes, Jana provides creative writing prompts and a safe space allowing you to express what needs to come through you. Answer questions that go deep to draw out your story and your essential message. Find the story inside yourself and let’s get writing! Computers, iPads, notebooks all welcome.
Jana Laiz has been writing for as long as she can remember. She is the author of the triple Award Winning novel, Weeping Under This Same Moon, The Twelfth Stone, Book of the Year Award nominee and Kids’ Indie Next List pick, Elephants of the Tsunami, written to raise money for tsunami relief, and the co-author of “A Free Woman On God’s Earth, The True Story of Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman, The Slave Who Won Her Freedom.” Fascinated by other cultures, Jana studied anthropology and Chinese language at university. She is a teacher, a writer, an editor, a mom, an animal lover, a musician and a dreamer. She is passionate about our beautiful planet and endeavors to make a difference in the world and to work with others who feel the same. Jana is the very first writer-in-residence at Herman Melville’s beloved Arrowhead. She lives in a 200-year-old farmhouse in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.