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The Cabin

801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702

February 2019

Writing for Performance with Heidi Kraay

February 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 13, 2019

The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Feeling stagnant in your creative practice? Looking for inspiration? Reconnect with your curiosity and creativity this new year by returning to the simple truth: writing is a physical act. In Writing for Performance, we will engage in active writing practices using a performer’s vocabulary that engage the full body/mind. Every week we’ll start from scratch and generate new material through physical/tactile/sensory exercises geared to reconnect us to our creative process. Each of us will use what we create during the…

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May 2019

SOLD OUT: 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

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

June 12 @ 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

June 13 @ 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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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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Cabin Writers for Grades 5-6 (Afternoon, June 24-28)

June 24 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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June 24th – 28th 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 Sharpen your writing tools to create new stories, poems, and more Register Now! 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. With an experienced teaching-writer from The Cabin as…

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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 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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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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Poetry Manuscript Workshop with Kerri Webster

July 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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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Poetry Manuscript Workshop with Kerri Webster

July 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 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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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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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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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 July 25, 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 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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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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August 2019

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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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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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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Screenwriting with Tracy Sunderland

October 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Join writer Tracy Sunderland in a practical exploration and approach to screenwriting

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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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Short Fiction with Christian Winn

November 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

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. The original works of fiction will be based on the parameters of The Cabin's yearly anthology, Writers in the Attic. This year's theme is "Apple" — read the full description here.  In the workshop, we will also be studying and breaking down short stories…

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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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