Life's Adventures: Writing Your Personal Journeys

Saturday December 1st, 12:00-1:30pm
BPL - Egleston Square Branch
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Level: For Everyone
This class is full

Life is full of adventures—whether that means climbing a mountain, moving to a new place, starting a new relationship, or simply having to get across town at rush hour in a thunderstorm. What was a day or period in your life that felt like an epic journey? An experience that seemed like it should be in a movie, or a book, or shared with family and friends, but you haven’t yet had the time to write it down? In this course we will look at some classic elements of adventure storytelling to help shape your experience into a tale of a hero overcoming obstacles. 

Families welcome. Coffee and snacks provided. Teens are welcome to attend with an older relative. We will provide simple activities to keep young children occupied.

Who Should Register?

Write Down the Street has a special focus on making the creative writing workshop more accessible to those who have been underrepresented in it due to cost, racism, immigration status, language access, lack of access to transportation, and other barriers. We believe that these voices must be spotlighted with the range and fullness they deserve.

These programs are offered tuition-free thanks to the support of generous donors who are committed to our mission of ensuring all voices are heard.

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Erin Cohen
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Previous Students Say

  • "Supportive and Informative"
  • "Great for Newbies"
  • "Supportive Environment"
  • "Inspired Me to Write More"


  • In-Class Writing Prompts
  • In-Class Reading
  • Generate New Work
  • In-Class Writing


  • The Novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Personal Essay
  • Nonfiction

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