B Print Ink Writers' Room

Welcome to the B Print Ink Writers' Room! a mix of online webinars, workshops, and courses designed for beginning and emerging writers and other creators interested in building a portfolio, improving skills, and/or finding community. Pre-sales are now over. Early bird pricing is extended to September 20, 2021.

In the Write Space: An Introduction to Creative Writing
5:30 to 7:00 PM CST Sep 22, 29, Oct 6, 13

Pre-Sales: Register by Aug 31  $75
Early Bird Sales: Register by Sep 14 $125
Regular: Register by Sep 21 $175
Late Registration: Register by Sep 30 $225 

In four weekly sessions participants will explore the basics of writing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, and gain insights into the business side of writing, publishing, and sharing their work. Short lectures, focused discussion, and writing exercises and assignments will allow for the opportunity to apply learning, meet deadlines, and benefit from peer commentary. Participants are invited to share their work for peer review.

POSTPONED TO JANUARY 2022

Workshop: A Journey into Meditation and Creativity
9:00 AM to Noon CST Saturday, Sep 25

Pre-Sales: Register by Aug 31   $65  
Early Bird Sales: Register by Sep 14  $100
Regular: Register by Sep 20  $125
Late: Register after Sep 21  $175

Meditation is a proven tool for improving focus, calming the body and mind, and tapping into the subconscious -- all of which can help a writer meet the challenges that arise in a writing life. And there are many ways to meditate – breathwork, creative visualization, mindfulness, and more.

 

A student of Natalie Goldberg’s, The Way of Writing 8-week course, a former student of Regina Insight Meditation group leader, Dana Anjali, of one of the last of the Beat Poets, the late Diane di Prima, of Creative NonFiction Collective co-founder, Betsy Warland, and, most recently, of Faye Fitzgerald and the Training In Power Academy, Bernadette will share some thoughts, ideas, and exercises she’s gathered to build and maintain her writing practice for more than 20 years.

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What's In A Lifetime: An Introduction to Writing Memoir
5:30 to 7:00 PM CST, Wednesdays Oct 20, 27, Nov 3, 10

 

Pre-Sales: Register by Aug 31  $75 

Early Bird Sales: Register by Sep 20 $125

Regular: Register by Sep 21 $175

Late Registration: Register by Sep 30 $225 

This four-week course will have you writing your memoir within the first hour. How? Tried and true tricks and tips for getting started, moving forward, and knowing when to stop, as well as class discussions, exercises, weekly assignments and a comprehensive reading list to spark memories and inspire stories.

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Workshop: Letters to Earth
9:00 AM to Noon CST Saturday, Oct 23

Pre-Sales: Register by Aug 31   $65  

Early Bird Sales: Register by Sep 20  $100

Regular: Register by Sep 21  $125

Late: Register after Sep 21  $175

Earth is in flames. A pandemic has ravaged the globe. Our hearts know this pain. In this session we will come together in a process of contemplation and discussion, writing and revision, to write a group and individual letters to Earth and all its beings. Or to an editor, a politician, a friend -- anyone.

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