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The Cabin

801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702

April 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

April 2 @ 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 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's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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Stories of Self with Nicole LeFavour

April 6 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 14, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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How to use your lived experience in story and essay for power, to illuminate, to break stereotypes, dispel myths, dismantle stigma, or to end isolation.

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Treasure Valley Reads: Tommy Orange’s Influences and Contemporaries

April 9 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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What Native writers influenced Tommy Orange? What else are young Native North American writers producing today? A short lecture by Dr. Tara Penry, Boise State University Professor of English, will be followed by discussion.

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May 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

May 7 @ 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 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! May's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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Introduction to Screenwriting with Samantha Silva

May 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 11, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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This class is for people who want to think like a screenwriter, understand how story = structure, and start writing scenes and developing scripts.

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June 2019

Cabin Writers for Grades 5-6 (Afternoon, June 3-7)

June 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Discover how art, music, and nature inform a writer’s imagination. Learn to write short stories and poems that express your vision of the world.

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Urban Ink for Grades 7-9 (Afternoon, June 3-7)

June 3 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown.

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

June 4 @ 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 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! June's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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Word Play for Grades 3-4 (Morning, June 10-14)

June 10 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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June 10th – 14th Monday – Friday from 9AM – 12 PM  Grades 3 – 4 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Flex your writing muscles and set your poems and stories in motion.   Register Now! Engage in play that wakes up all five senses, sparks creativity and encourages new paths to writing imaginative poems and stories. You’ll explore nearby parks, the rose garden, the library,…

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Picture This For Grades 3-4 (Morning, June 17-21)

June 17 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Draw & write the illustrated stories & comics you’ve always wanted to read

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Picture This for Grades 5-6 (Morning, June 17-21)

June 17 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Draw & write the illustrated stories & comics you’ve always wanted to read

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Urban Ink for Grades 7-9 (Afternoon, June 17-21)

June 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown.

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Strange Lands for Grades 7-9 (Morning, June 24-28)

June 24 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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June 24th – 28th Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 12 PM  Grades 7 – 9 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp   Register Now!   Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! On the first day of camp, you’ll work with other writers to build the rules for the fictional realm of your dreams. Then, each writer…

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Strange Lands for Grades 5-6 (Morning, June 24-28)

June 24 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp

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Strange Lands for Grades 3-4 (Morning, June 24-28)

June 24 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp

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July 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

July 2 @ 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 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! July's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart  

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One Acts for Grades 5-6 (Morning, July 8-12)

July 8 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Build a play you can take from the page to the stage

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One Acts for Grades 7-9 (Morning, July 8-12)

July 8 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Build a play you can take from the page to the stage

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Urban Ink for Grades 7-9 (Morning, July 8-12)

July 8 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Downtown adventures in short fiction & poetry

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Cabin Writers for Grades 5-6 (Afternoon, July 8-12)

July 8 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Discover how art, music, and nature inform a writer’s imagination.

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Word Play for Grades 3-4 (Afternoon, July 8-12)

July 8 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Engage in play that wakes up all five senses, sparks creativity and encourages new paths to writing imaginative poems and stories.

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Strange Lands for Grades 5-6 (Morning, July 15-19)

July 15 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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July 15th – 19th Monday – Friday from 9 – 12 AM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp Register Now! Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! On the first day of camp, you’ll work with other writers to build the rules for the fictional realm of your dreams. Then, each writer will create an original…

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Strange Lands for Grades 7-9 (Morning, July 15-19)

July 15 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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July 15th – 19th Monday – Friday from 9 – 12 AM  Grades 7 – 9 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp Register Now! Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! On the first day of camp, you’ll work with other writers to build the rules for the fictional realm of your dreams. Then, each writer will create an original…

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One Acts for Grades 7-9 (Afternoon, July 15-19)

July 15 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Build a play you can take from the page to the stage

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Urban Ink for Grades 7-9 (Morning, July 22-26)

July 22 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Downtown adventures in short fiction & poetry

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Cabin Writers for Grades 5-6 (Morning, July 22-26)

July 22 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Discover how art, music, and nature inform a writer’s imagination.

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Word Play for Grades 3-4 (Morning, July 22-26)

July 22 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Flex your writing muscles and set your poems and stories in motion.

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The Workshop: Poetry for Grades 10-12 (Afternoon, July 22 – July 26)

July 22 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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July 22nd – 26th Monday – Friday from 1 – 4 PM  Grades 10-12 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Calling all poets! Register Now! Explore poetry in this small group workshop dedicated to experimentation in a wide range of forms, from page to performance. Whether you’re into sonnets or slam, our teaching-poet will help you find your voice. You’ll discuss work by contemporary poets, write lots of…

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Strange Lands for Grades 5-6 (Morning, July 29 – August 2)

July 29 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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July 29th – August 2nd Monday – Friday from 9 – 12 AM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp Register Now! Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! On the first day of camp, you’ll work with other writers to build the rules for the fictional realm of your dreams. Then, each writer will create…

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Strange Lands for Grades 3-4 (Morning, July 29 – August 2)

July 29 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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July 29th – August 2nd Monday – Friday from 9 – 12 AM  Grades 3 – 4 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Build a (strange) new world in this sci-fi/fantasy fiction camp Register Now! Zombies, dragons, robots, oh my! On the first day of camp, you’ll work with other writers to build the rules for the fictional realm of your dreams. Then, each writer will create…

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The Workshop: Fiction for Grades 10-12 (Afternoon, July 29 – August 2)

July 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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July 29th – August 2nd Monday – Friday from 1 – 4 PM  Grades 10-12 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else *Someone* needs to write the next great story—why not you? Register Now! Don’t wait until National Novel Writing Month in November to get started on your book! During this week of camp, you’ll use your supportive workshop as a laboratory, a space to work out ideas about character…

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Picture This for Grades 3-4 (Afternoon, July 29-August 2)

July 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Draw & write the illustrated stories & comics you’ve always wanted to read

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August 2019

Writing Wild for Grades 5-6 (Morning, August 5-9)

August 5 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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August 5th – 9th Monday – Friday from 9 – 12 PM  Grades 5 – 6  at The Foothills Learning Center 3188 Sunset Peak Rd, Boise, ID 83702 $162 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $197 everyone else Creative writing makes science come alive Register Now! Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn…

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Graphic Narrative for Grades 7-9 (Morning, August 5-9)

August 5 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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August 5th – 9th Monday – Friday from 9 – 12 AM  Grades 7 – 9 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Draw the comics you’ve always wanted to read Register Now! Investigate the powerful potential of connecting words and images as you work to create a graphic novel alive with full characters, a riveting plot, and meaningful design. Explore art excursions to galleries and installations, and…

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The Workshop: Poetry for Grades 10-12 (Afternoon, August 5-9)

August 5 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown. A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide as you find inspiration to write original short stories with unique characters and settings, and create super-alive poems rooted in observation.

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

August 6 @ 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 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! August's Teaching-Writer TBD

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September 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

September 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 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! September's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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October 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

October 1 @ 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 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! October's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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November 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

November 5 @ 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 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! November's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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December 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

December 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 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! December's Teaching-Writer is Danny Stewart

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