Class: Linda Watanabe McFerrin - Building Character

10/25/2014 4:00 pm
Sat., Oct. 25 • 10:00-4:00 • $120
 
 
 
 
Character-driven: it’s one way to ensure that your writing is compelling. But how do you create characters that captivate a reader? Digging up all you’ll need to create characters that jump from the page can be as complicated as a covert operation. This workshop included plenty of in-class exercises and amusing tips on craft.
 
Linda Watanabe McFerrin is the founder of Left Coast Writers®. Her latest novel, Dead Love, was a Bram Stoker Award finalist.

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

Class: Virginia Simpson-Magruder - Art Journaling Your Travels

10/25/2014 5:00 pm
Sat., Oct. 25 • 11:00-5:00pm • $115 

 
 
 
 
Make your travel experiences memorable by keeping an art journal! Spend a day transforming a blank journal into a creative expression of your journeys. You'll learn how to: Prep your pages for writing using various art media and collage techniques; Alter and incorporate travel photos; Build journal pockets and storage areas to hold trip memorabilia. Virginia Simpson-Magruder of Kentucky Girl Designs is an altered book and jewelry artist at the Novato Arts Center.
 
 
 
 

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

CANCELED: Class: Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet - Poetry Revision Intensive

10/26/2014 12:00 pm

Please note this class has been canceled. If you have any questions, please contact the Classes Dept. at 4125-927-0960 ext. 1. 

 

Sun., Oct. 26 • 10:00-12:00 pm • $60

 

Afraid to try new forms or do more than fiddle with line breaks? Bring in one to three poems you’re ready to look at anew. You’ll emerge with a bag of tricks for shaking up, reimagining, and dismantling/reassembling your writing, plus new directions for the piece you brought. Poet, editor, and teacher Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet is the author of The Greenhouse, forthcoming in July from Bull City Press, and Tulips, Water, Ash, winner of the 2009 Morse Poetry Prize.

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

Class: Genevieve Blaise-Sullivan - Conversation Course in French

10/28/2014 3:00 pm
 Four Tuesdays: Oct. 28-Nov. 18 • 1:00-3:00pm • $125

 

 
 
This conversation course is conducted entirely in French. Eight hours of learning and fun!
 
Genevieve Blaise-Sullivan has taught French at College of Marin for over 30 years. She graduated from the Sorbonne with degrees in French, Russian, and Bulgarian. 
 
Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

Class: Yoko Hara - Beginning Japanese (session 2)

10/28/2014 5:30 pm
Seven Tuesdays: Oct. 28-Dec. 16 (no class Nov. 25) • 3:30-5:30pm • $220
Yoko Hara received her B.A. in French from Tamagawa University in Tokyo and studied at the Pana Lingua Institute of Japanese Language before coming to the US. She has taught Japanese for all age groups in Marin and San Francisco, and currently teaches at the East Bay Japanese School.
 
Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925
Country:
United States

Class: Kate Rider - Beginning Continuing Italian

10/28/2014 8:00 pm
Eight Tuesdays: Oct. 28-Dec. 16 • 6:00-8:00pm • $250
 
 
 

 
Kate Rider studied Italian at Stanford, Middlebury College, and in Florence. She earned a master’s degree in Italian Literature at S.F. State University and completed a course in Italian pedagogy in Genoa. She teaches Italian at Dominican University of California.
 
 
 
Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925
Country:
United States


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