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March 2018

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.

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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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Open Writers Workshop

April 30 @ 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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May 2018

Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

May 16 @ 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

May 28 @ 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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June 2018

Go Small or Go Home: The Art of Microfiction

June 4
$125

Join a small group of 12 writers for a month-long online writing workshop in microfiction. Learn how less can truly be more. You'll finish with four drafts and plenty of ideas for launching new pieces.

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Writing Towards Your Authentic Voice: A Summer Prose Workshop with J.R. Helton

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$140.00

Explore strategies for mining the strange and ever-present world of facts and lived experience to create compelling works of fiction or creative non-fiction. In this four-week workshop, participants will have the opportunity to draft and workshop narratives in a variety forms, from narrative nonfiction essays to short stories to the beginnings of a novel or memoir. You will expand your concepts of what a story can be while learning to trust what intrigues you the most.

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Between Two Languages: A Bilingual Poetry Workshop

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gemini Ink, 1111 Navarro St
San Antonio, 78205 United States
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$115.00

What language do we use when we articulate experience? What language do we use when we write about it?  What language is silenced? Do you write in English? Spanish? Both? Through a series of close-readings, writing and translation exercises, this generative, bilingual workshop, will encourage participants to generate new poems in either English, Spanish, or in hybrid form.

Entre dos idiomas: Taller de poesía bilingüe
¿Qué idioma usamos cuando articulamos la experiencia? ¿Qué idioma usamos cuando la escribimos? ¿Qué idioma silenciamos? ¿Escribes en inglés? ¿Español? ¿Ambos? A través de una serie de lecturas, ejercicios de escritura y traducción, este taller generativo y bilingüe alentará a los participantes a generar nuevos poemas en inglés, español o en forma híbrida.

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Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

June 20 @ 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

June 25 @ 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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July 2018

Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

July 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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Open Writers Workshop

July 30 @ 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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August 2018

Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

August 15 @ 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

August 27 @ 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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September 2018

Veterans Writing Collective with Sarah Colby

September 19 @ 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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