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Jumpstart Writing Workshops

Copperfield's Books

140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma

Monday evenings, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Sept. 17, 24 • Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22

Tuesday mornings, 10:00 am to 11:45 am

No Jumpstart on Tuesdays in September. • Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23

I enjoyed everything: the prompts, the atmosphere and the variety of writing. — Sherry

Now available:  The Write Spot to Jumpstart Your Writing: Connections, a collection of writing from mothers and their adult children, using story-telling as a technique to ignite imagination and to inspire writing. The fiction, poetry, and personal stories in Connections illustrate how we relate through stories. It’s unique for being both entertaining and featuring techniques to jumpstart creativity and ignite the imagination for inspirational writing. Connections includes an extensive resources section for writers. $12.
Amazon, Copperfeld's Books, and Book Passage (Corte Madera).

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