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The Finish Line :: how to finish your book and move toward the world :: A Webgasm

WHAT: A three-hour online webgasm with Lidia Yuknavitch and at least one magical guest. (With a 15-minute intermission.) WHEN: Sunday, December 5th, 1PM-4PM Pacific (4PM-7PM Eastern) WHERE: ZOOM. Meeting ID will be provided ahead of time. (Interested in this event but unable to join it live? All registered attendees will receive a link to a recording of it that will be viewable for one week afterwards.) HOW MUCH: $150. Payment plans are available, contact Daniel Elder at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are always available. Click here to apply. Well let’s face it. Trying to finish a book-length work is kind of a clusterfuck. If this sounds like you, join Lidia for a webgasm focused on strategies for finishing your book, including shaping the whole, amplifying the…

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Memory and Memoir :: How to tease out the story from the chaos of your mind :: A Webgasm

WHAT: A three-hour online webgasm with Lidia Yuknavitch and at least one magical guest. (With a 15-minute intermission.) WHEN: Sunday, November 7th, 1PM-4PM Pacific (4PM-7PM Eastern) WHERE: ZOOM. Meeting ID will be provided ahead of time. (Interested in this event but unable to join it live? All registered attendees will receive a link to a recording of it that will be viewable for one week afterwards.) HOW MUCH: $150. Payment plans are available, contact Daniel Elder at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are always available. Click here to apply. Memory is a mess–a chaotic whirl of synaptic connections and disconnections, biochemical zaps, emotional torque. How do you wrestle all that down to a story on the page? What lives in your memory that is useful for writing…

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From the Fragments with Roe McDermott

From the Fragments w/ Roe McDermott WHAT: A 6-week generative online workshop WHEN: The online class space opens 11/6, and there will be biweekly Zoom sessions every other Sunday evening at 6PM GMT+1, beginning Sunday 11/14 ACCESS: $350. Payment plans available—contact Daniel at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available, please click here to apply. “I have always been tormented by the image of multiplicity of selves. Some days I call it richness, and other days I see it as a disease, a proliferation as dangerous as cancer. My first concept about people around me was that all of them were coordinated into a whole, whereas I was made of multitude of selves, of fragments.” – Anais Nin Fragmentation is the process of breaking, of separating, of…

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Drop-in Writing Workshop for BIPOC Writers with Anya Pearson

This is one of four online workshops for BIPOC writers designed to help you generate new material, refine an existing draft, or simply discover the permission to call yourself a writer. We will gather on Zoom on the first Tuesday of each month (September-December) and hold space for each other, creating a community with other BIPOC writers. Think of this as a playpen and creative incubator to support you as you generate writing and navigate building a creative practice and life in the arts. We will write together using specific prompts. We’ll bounce ideas off each other, share our work in progress, and hold space for the fullness of who we are. Sign up for one, two, three, or all four sessions. Additional sessions are listed below or on…

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Cusp :: The Vibrant Space Between Fiction and Nonfiction :: A Webgasm

WHAT: A three-hour online webgasm with Lidia Yuknavitch and at least one magical guest. (With a 15-minute intermission.) WHEN: Sunday, October 17th, 1PM-4PM Pacific (4PM-7PM Eastern) WHERE: ZOOM. Meeting ID will be provided ahead of time. (Interested in this event but unable to join it live? All registered attendees will receive a link to a recording of it that will be viewable for one week afterwards.) HOW MUCH: $150. Payment plans are available, contact Daniel Elder at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are always available. Click here to apply. Does your writing live in the fluid flux between fiction, nonfiction and poetics? Is your fiction informed, deformed, and reformed through nonfiction? Is your nonfiction inhabited by poetics, images, rhythm, sound? What is the relationship between forms when…

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Beautiful, Flawed, and Troubled: Creating Memorable Characters with Carter Sickels

WHAT: A four-week generative online collaboration WHEN: Begins Saturday, October 16th, 2021. This class is hosted on our rich interactive online platform, WetInk. The class is broken into four weeks, and within those weeks you go at your own pace. There will be one Zoom meeting at the end of the class to wrap things up, date TBD. ACCESS: $350. Payment plans always available—contact Daniel at registration@corporealwriting.com SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available, please click here to apply. The most memorable characters in fiction are the most human, motivated by desires and regrets, and deeply shaped by places, people, and memories. In this creative incubator, we’ll explore how to develop complex characters with emotional depth. How does desire inform the mystery of a character? How do characters…

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WRITING & THE BODY w/ Lidia Yuknavitch and Jen Pastiloff

Jennifer Pastiloff and Lidia Yuknavitch were running their infamous workshop four times a year before the pandemic hit. Covid-19 led to the cancellation of three of these in 2021…Lucky for us, we’re back! Jen & Lidia are both renowned in their fields in their own right, and both of them are known for their inventive, non-traditional methods. Together they lead you to your most creative place by tapping into your body first, and then picking up the pen. But don’t worry! You do not have to be a published or experienced writer or yogi- we are looking for people who have heart. You have a desire to write? You have a body? Then this weekend is for you. IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to continued concerns about the spread…

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Band of Submitting Writers & Artists

Band of Submitting Writers & Artists with Katie Collins Guinn WHAT: A two week online creative lab on sending work to literary publications WHEN: Wednesdays, October 13th, & October 20th @4:30-6:30pm PT ACCESS: $100 :: Payment plans always available—contact Daniel at registration@corporealwriting.com Where: The Corporeal Writing Zoom Room :: A Zoom link will be provided. SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available please click here to apply. So, you’ve written something and/or created some visual art and want to get it out into the world of literary publications, now what? The process of sending out work can be overwhelming, whether you’re just beginning to think about it, or returning to the process, and doing it alone can seem even more daunting. Where do we begin? Who do we…

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Inquiry as Narrative w/ Lilly Dancyger

Tuesday, October 12th, 5-8pm Pacific Cost: $150 payment plans available, email Daniel at registration@corporealwriting.com Where: Corporeal Center, 510 SW 3rd Avenue, suite 101, Portland, Or. 97204 Description: There’s often so much emphasis on plot and narrative, but there are other ways to move a story forward. Sometimes the most interesting thing isn’t what happened, and then what happened next, and then what happened next—but what we have to say about what happened, and how our perspective on a single event can shift and change over time. How the very process of writing about an experience—and the research and inquiry that goes into writing about our own lives—can change our relationship to the thing we’re writing about. In this session, we’ll talk about how to shape…

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Multiplicity — A 4-Week Generative Writing Lab w/ Daniel Elder

WHAT: A 4-week generative online writing lab WHEN: The online class space—hosted on our rich interactive platform WetInk—opens Friday, October 8th. Weekly Zoom sessions will be held every Saturday morning at 10AM PST. (Zoom dates: 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6.) ACCESS: $350. Sliding scale and/or payment plans available to all and sundry—contact Daniel at registration@corporealwriting.com Do you want to write beyond a main character into multiple voices, bodies, and stories? Do you wanna fuck around with time? Do you wanna write into the multiverse? Do you wanna interrupt monomythologies and hero archetypes? If so, it sounds like you wanna fuck shit up and you’ve come to the right place. For four weeks in this generative online writing lab, we’re going to plunge into these worlds…

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