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I’m hosting a Free Writing Workshop Sunday, March 1st, from 12:00am-2:00pm at 186 Carpenter Street in Providence!

Bring a few copies of your in-progress poems, stories, nonfiction essays, and multi-media art. We’ll share the work, then offer informal group critique/advice/support. I will emphasize technical elements of craft, but this is meant to be flexible and open, so we’ll meet you wherever you’re at. I’m not sure the turn-out, so if numbers are too high to review everyone, we’ll draw names from a hat or split into groups. No sign-up is necessary!

Never been to a workshop? What to expect: You’ll read your piece aloud and other’s will comment. This is meant to be a safe, respectful place where members offer constructive criticism, craft advice, and support. Having your work examined can be intimidating and sometimes painful, so we’ll strive to make this space encouraging as well as challenging. If you are not comfortable having your writing reviewed (and engaged with on a deep level), this is not the right place for you. (If you are nervous about sharing your work, contact frequenyprovidence@gmail.com with your concerns for more pointed support).

Also, I’ll be hosting the Sunday Morning Free Write from 10:00am-12:00pm beforehand, so come to both if you want to generate and then share!