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December 2017

Veterans Writing Lab with Sarah Colby

December 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

The mission of this collective is to encourage the art of writing and to provide a workshop environment in which participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. The group is geared to all active duty military, veterans, and immediate family members and open to writers of all levels working in all genres, including poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, memoir, drama, and journaling.

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January 2018

Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

The mission of this collective is to encourage the art of writing and to provide a workshop environment in which participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. The group is geared to all active duty military, veterans, and immediate family members and open to writers of all levels working in all genres, including poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, memoir, drama, and journaling.

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Poetry Bootcamp: Discovering New Imaginative Spaces through Wordplay

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$65.00

Instructor: George Wallace

Award-winning NY poet George Wallace will stimulate your writing through exercises based on rediscovering and using your imaginative skills through generative wordplay. Brainstorm your own prompts and trigger ideas for new poems, in a friendly interactive group setting. Jumpstart your muse through exercises that enhance the writer’s ability to create space for the imagination to explore, invent, discover and roam.

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Open Writers Workshop

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez & John McLennon.

This free peer-driven workshop, held the last Monday of every month, is open to all writers.

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February 2018

Writers Lab: Simply Complex — Birth, Death, and the Miraculous In-Between

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Daily living is a rich tapestry woven from pleasure, pain, joy, and sorrow. This writing group will focus on everything from the mundane to the glorious and develop our stories and poems into compelling written works.

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Writers Lab: Simply Complex — Birth, Death, and the Miraculous In-Between

February 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Daily living is a rich tapestry woven from pleasure, pain, joy, and sorrow. This writing group will focus on everything from the mundane to the glorious and develop our stories and poems into compelling written works.

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Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

This collective’s mission is to encourage the art of writing in a workshop environment where participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. Geared to all active duty military, veterans, and immediate family members, the group is open to writers of all levels working in all genres.

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Learning from Contemporary Masters: Re-Invigorate Your Poetry through Deep Admiration

February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$135.00

Dive into contemporary American poetry by closely examining an array of cutting-edge poets. Through close reading, we will identify key writing strategies that will expand our own poetry making. Use deep admiration to access a wider palette of poetic tones and structures that will reinvigorate and broaden your poetic sensibility. Poems generated will be workshopped in class with revision strategies offered.

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Open Writers Workshop

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez & John McLennon.

This free peer-driven workshop, held the last Monday of every month, is open to all writers.

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Writers Lab: Simply Complex — Birth, Death, and the Miraculous In-Between

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Daily living is a rich tapestry woven from pleasure, pain, joy, and sorrow. This writing group will focus on everything from the mundane to the glorious and develop our stories and poems into compelling written works.

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March 2018

Writers Lab: Simply Complex — Birth, Death, and the Miraculous In-Between

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Daily living is a rich tapestry woven from pleasure, pain, joy, and sorrow. This writing group will focus on everything from the mundane to the glorious and develop our stories and poems into compelling written works.

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Slowing Up: How a “Lazy and Happy” Approach to Fiction Can Revolutionize Your Writing

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$135.00

We live in a world driven by deadlines, instant messaging, and “power poses,” where it’s tempting to treat our fiction as another item on the “to-do” list. But this is a sure way to make our characters clam up. What if writing felt less like a chore, and more like a hammock? Drawing on the insights of writing gurus such as Louise DeSalvo and Brenda Ueland, learn how to slow down and write with more depth and satisfaction. This stimulating workshop will enrich your writing process and make you fall in love with fiction writing all over again.

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Writers Lab: Simply Complex — Birth, Death, and the Miraculous In-Between

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Daily living is a rich tapestry woven from pleasure, pain, joy, and sorrow. This writing group will focus on everything from the mundane to the glorious and develop our stories and poems into compelling written works.

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Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

This collective’s mission is to encourage the art of writing in a workshop environment where participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. Geared to all active duty military, veterans, and immediate family members, the group is open to writers of all levels working in all genres.

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Open Writers Workshop

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Facilitated by Gemini Ink volunteers Dario Beniquez & John McLennon.

This free peer-driven workshop, held the last Monday of every month, is open to all writers.

Find out more »

Writers Lab: Simply Complex — Birth, Death, and the Miraculous In-Between

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

Daily living is a rich tapestry woven from pleasure, pain, joy, and sorrow. This writing group will focus on everything from the mundane to the glorious and develop our stories and poems into compelling written works.

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April 2018

The Transformative Power of Storytelling: A Memoir Workshop

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$145.00

A “book” requires a whole village to create and to be appreciated. In this generative workshop, examine the healing medicine that is storytelling and consider the potential offered by its transformative capacity. Learn how an individual narrative can resonate out into a larger community with powerful results. Translate journal writings into memoir, develop strategies for mining unreliable memories, and expand your sense of what your writing can accomplish and for whom. Publishing possibilities, community outreach, and creative sustainability will also be explored.

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Dreaming Fully and Honestly with Words: A One-Day Fiction Workshop

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$155.00

Re-invigorate your prose writing by examining what master novelist Richard Bausch calls “the dreaming side of your mind.” Explore how tapping deeply into the subjective lens of your own memories is a way of dreaming our way back to honest, resonant sources for our work, whether fiction or memoir. Through in-class writing exercises and constructive critique, learn how to “dream” fully and creatively to write your most necessary and compelling stories, one honest word at a time.

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Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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Free

This collective’s mission is to encourage the art of writing in a workshop environment where participants offer honest, positive and constructive feedback. Geared to all active duty military, veterans, and immediate family members, the group is open to writers of all levels working in all genres.

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Poetry’s Vast Spaces: Exploring the Boundaries of Contemporary Poetry

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$90.00

This workshop traces the boundaries of poetry, all for the sake of pushing them out even further! Spend a day exploring everything from the prose poem’s penchant for unlikely subjects, to found poetry, to the world of verbo-visual poems that can be “read” or “viewed.” Through readings and writing exercises, widen your sense of what a poem can do or be. Try on many poetic hats, including using and working with real-world materials.

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