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November 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

November 7, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. November 7th with Heidi Kraay

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December 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

December 5, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. December 5 with Heidi Kraay

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Poetry Workshop: The Way Out with Zachary Schomburg – SOLD OUT

December 9, 2017 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Surel’s Place, 212 East 33rd Street
Garden City, ID 83714 United States
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Surel's Place and The Cabin are proud to offer this workshop with Zachary Schomburg, the author of a novel, Mammother (Featherproof, 2017) and four books of poems published by Black Ocean. He is the editor and publisher of Octopus Books, an independent poetry press. He lives in Portland, Oregon. In this workshop, we'll look specifically at some of the ways out of a poem, and how some of those ways out are more successful than others. We'll think about poems…

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January 2018

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop First Tuesday

January 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by by writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. January 9th with Danny Stewart   **January workshop on second Tuesday due to Cabin construction**

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Winter Writing Workshop: Writing Your Screenplay with Tracy Sunderland SOLD OUT

January 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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This is a six-week workshop that runs on January 23rd, 30th, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 6:30-8:30 pm in The Cabin's Jean B Wilson Room.   Join writer Tracy Sunderland in a practical exploration and approach to screenwriting. Call 208-331-8000 to put on the wait list for this class.   Join writer Tracy Sunderland in a practical exploration and approach to screenwriting. Using a point of inspiration — a memory, a character, a landscape, etc. — writers will leap into the…

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Winter Writing Workshop: The Power of Memoir and Personal Essay with Nicole LeFavour- ONE SPOT LEFT

January 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin’s River Room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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This is a six-week workshop that runs on January 24th, 31st  and Feb. 7, 14 21, and 28 from 6:30-8:30 pm in The Cabin's River Room.   In this workshop, we'll explore how to structure and include personal experience in persuasive and personal writing from memoir to writing of resistance and essays on any topic. Register Now   In this workshop, we'll explore how to structure and include personal experience in persuasive and personal writing from memoir to writing of resistance and…

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Winter Writing Workshop: Fiction with Christian Winn- SOLD OUT

January 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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This is a six-week workshop that runs on January 24th, 31st  and Feb. 7, 21, and 28 and March 7th (no class on 2/14) from 6:30-8:30 pm in The Cabin's Jean B Wilson Room.   In this six-week fiction writing workshop, we will be both creating and studying the craft and art of writing great short fiction.     In this six-week fiction writing workshop, we will be both creating and studying the craft and art of writing great short fiction.…

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February 2018

Free First Tuesday Drop-In Writing Workshop

February 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by by writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. No RSVP required. Lesson is designed for full hour-and-a-half attendance so come early (or a little late) and snag a seat! Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every…

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March 2018

Free First Tuesday Drop-In Writing Workshop

March 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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Tap your creativity with fresh writing tools! DROP-IN is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by by writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. No RSVP required. Lesson is designed for full hour-and-a-half attendance so come early (or a little late) and snag a seat! Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in…

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Adult Writing Workshop: Mythic Memoir II with Elisabeth McKetta

March 12 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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This workshop will meet daily, Monday through Friday, 9:30-11:30am March 12th-16th at THE CABIN $215, $180 for members. Need to become a member and save on workshops all year long? Find out more HERE Register Now Back for a second time, Elisabeth McKetta’s Mythic Memoir Intensive is designed both for writers new to memoir as well as writers who have a memoir in progress that they wish to continue or revise. Writers are invited to stay for an additional hour after…

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FREE Third Thursday WORDS IN ACTION Writing Drop-In Workshop

March 15 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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The Cabin is proud to offer a second free monthly writing drop-in! On the third Thursday of each month, WORDS IN ACTION will pair local activists and a cabin teaching-writer to write, think, and talk about social justice issues.

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April 2018

FREE First Tuesday Drop-In Writing Workshop

April 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by by writers Danny Stewart, Heidi Kraay, and other guest writers who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. No RSVP required. Lesson is designed for full hour-and-a-half attendance so come early (or a little late) and snag a seat!   April 3rd with Heidi Kraay

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Adult Workshop: Creative Writing 101 with Susan Rowe

April 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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This workshop will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30. Dates:  April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, May 1st, May 8th $215, $180 for members. Need to become a member and save on workshops all year long? Find out more HERE Register Now Do you have stories you long to write but no idea how to begin? Many of us learn to write for work or school in a way that strips out our authentic voice, includes just the facts, tells a lot, and shows…

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June 2018

Poetry Workshop with Kerri Webster Summer 2018 – SOLD OUT!

June 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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This workshop will meet Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 PM on June 13th, 20th, 27th, July 11th, 18th, and 25th $215, $180 for members. Need to become a member and save on workshops all year long? Find out more HERE. This workshop is open to experienced poets, those new to poetry, and everyone in between. We’ll read contemporary poems, do writing exercises designed to catalyze the creative process, and workshop each other’s poems in a supportive environment. About Kerri Webster…

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Fiction Writing With Christian Winn Summer 2018

June 14 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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This workshop will meet Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 PM on June 14th, 21st, 28th, July 12th, 19th, and 26th $215, $180 for members. Need to become a member and save on workshops all year long? Find out more HERE. Register Now Come join us for this all-levels six-week fiction writing workshop. We will be creating new, original stories focusing on character building, vivid scene setting, compelling plot arc, effective dialogue, use of sensory detail, and imbuing your work with heart.…

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