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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Mark Peterson

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this writing class:

Imagine writing about a personal subject you’ve never really been able to deal with before, overcoming whatever emotional barriers you’ve previously encountered. This six week class provides the private space and opportunity to explore our most intimate feelings about our most important subjects. The journal form frees us from our more self-conscious ambitions — imagine using such literary personalities and masks as Kafka, Peter Handke, Virginia Woolf, Dostoevsky or any of our more contemporary poets and writers as a lens through which to view our own lives and subject matters.

The format for this workshop will be a virtual Google Meet class room, all critiques and feedback will be completed live in the virtual meet up with the full class. It is highly recommended that writers signing up for this workshop have previous exposure to the Writers Studio approach to persona, and attended Writers Studio Craft Classes. However, potential journal exercise material and readings will be provided in advance of the first class, and time will be provided in each class to discuss and explore approaches for journal exercises each week.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   

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Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

In accordance with NY state law, all tuition except $50 is refundable if cancellation is made at least one week before the first class meets. The $50 is applicable to a future class. Students eligible for applying the $50 to a future class must register by phone and mention the credit at the time of registration.

All tuition except $100 is refundable if cancellation is made less than one week before the first class meets. All tuition except $100 is refundable if cancellation is made by 5:00 pm on the fifth business day after the first class meets. If the class meets Mondays, cancellation must be made by 5:00 pm on the Monday following the first class. No refunds will be granted afterwards.

All classes and dates are subject to change and cancellation. The Writers Studio cannot be responsible for providing refunds or offering makeup sessions for classes missed as a result of students' illnesses, emergencies or events beyond the students' control. Please be advised that classes may go a little later or end a little earlier than the hours designated on the website. We make every effort to honor these designated times, but there is some variability.

Occasionally, a class may be canceled due to extreme weather conditions or other acts of God. We will make every effort to offer makeup sessions when it is possible, but no refunds will be granted in any case.

The Writers Studio reserves the right to deny service to anyone.

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