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The Cabin

801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702

July 2019

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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Poetry Manuscript Workshop with Kerri Webster

July 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 13, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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This workshop is for those with a body of written work who are interested in publishing a chapbook or book. Participants will submit a manuscript of anywhere from 15 to 48 pages (standard poetry chapbook and book minimums) with an eye towards getting feedback on ordering, titling, and perhaps writing those final poems. Peers will look at each other's work with these things in mind. For our first class, we'll talk about the process of submitting a chapbook or book…

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Ways to Make Our Writing Shine: A Workshop on Rewriting/Revising with Colleen Brennan

July 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Acquire a toolbox for rewriting and revising in this 6-week writing workshop.

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Writing Short Fiction with Christian Winn

July 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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As writers, each workshop member will create a new and original work of short fiction, get feedback from their workshop peers and the teaching-writer,  Christian Winn, then head back into the revision process to polish and refine their narratives with an eye toward publication.

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Writing the Image with Daniel Stewart

July 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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The pulsing heart of your writing is its imagery. In this six-week, multi-genre workshop, learn how to create a sensory experience in the reader by exploring image through a variety of literary devices and techniques taken from texts by classic and contemporary authors. Whether you write poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction/memoir, let image do the heavy lifting in your creative writing. Sign Up Here! This is a 6-week workshop that will meet on the following Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:30…

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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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Strange Lands for Grades 7-9 (Morning, July 29 to 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 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 will…

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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 5-6 (Afternoon, July 29 to 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 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Draw & write the illustrated stories & comics you’ve always wanted to read Register Now! Investigate the powerful potential of connecting words and images as you work to create graphic texts alive with full characters, a riveting plot, and meaningful design. Explore art excursions to…

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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

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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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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Picture This for Grades 3-4 (Morning, August 5 to 9)

August 5 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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August 5 – 9th Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 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 Draw & write the illustrated stories & comics you’ve always wanted to read Register Now! Investigate the powerful potential of connecting words and images as you work to create graphic texts alive with full characters, a riveting plot, and meaningful design. Explore art excursions to…

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Picture This for Grades 5-6 (Afternoon, August 5 to 9)

August 5 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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August 5 – 9th Monday – Friday from 1 – 4 PM  Grades 5 – 6 at The Cabin 801 S Capitol Blvd, Boise $147 for Cabin members (learn more about Cabin membership here) – $177 everyone else Draw & write the illustrated stories & comics you’ve always wanted to read Register Now! Investigate the powerful potential of connecting words and images as you work to create graphic texts alive with full characters, a riveting plot, and meaningful design. Explore art excursions to galleries…

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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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Ritual and The Writer’s Life: a Poetry Workshop with Tyler Brewington

October 10 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702

It's often the case that clever, witty, narrative poems feel like they come from the head. Other kinds of poems seem to come from deeper places: the third eye, the naked self, the heart. As summer gives way to fall, why not try to harvest whatever's ready to come out from beneath the ego? In this workshop, we'll talk about the role ritual can play in one's writing life. We'll use divinatory practices like bibliomancy and tarot as a way…

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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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