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The Cabin

801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702

January 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

January 8 @ 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!   January with Heidi Kraay   Please note that this workshop will take…

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February 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

February 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2019

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! February with Danny Stewart

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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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March 2019

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

March 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! March's Teaching-Writer is Heidi Kraay

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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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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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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

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 Kim Cross Author of the New York Times Best-Selling WHAT STANDS IN A STORM,…

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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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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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