This class will focus on what makes a beginning a kind of border, and how a border can build an urgent and intimate relationship with the reader. Our generative workshop will engage with writing and writing exercises built by queer and trans writers of color. We will consider what makes our examples of great and special beginnings memorable, necessary, and unique, and then critically workshop your own first words, sentences, and paragraphs to carve out new beginnings. Eventually, this work will lead us to cross borders of style, genre, and place.
You will leave this class with:
New prompts, ideas, and readings
Feedback on your writing (whether new or brought)
Goals for your beginnings
We want our writing classes to be accessible to everyone, regardless of income and background. We understand that our tuition structure can present obstacles for some people. Our Access Program offers writing class registrations at a reduced rate. The access program for writing classes covers 60% of the class tuition. Most writing classses have at least one access spot available. Contact Susan Moore at email@example.com if you would like to take a writing class at the Access Rate.