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March 2019

Writing for Stage, Screen, and Television with Bill Bigelow

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 12, 2019

Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$320
William Bigelow

This is a course designed for writers looking to create screenplays, stage plays, and teleplays for one-hour televisions shows. Paramount in this effort, we will focus on an approach which is necessary in all dramatic writing -- the importance of conflict. How we define, pinpoint and create interesting, unusual characters. How structure is the backbone of a dramatic piece, and how narrative drive and the understanding of the elements of the construction of a story are critical to any piece…

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SHP Presents the Sanger-Stuart Reading with Rebecca Doverspike & Melissa Atkinson Mercer

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
$5 – $10

Rebecca Doverspike, winner of the 2018 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Contest for emerging poets, is completing her Mdiv. degree at Harvard Divinity School. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from West Virginia University. She will read from her newly published chapbook Every Present Thing, a Ghost (SHP, 2019). She will be joined by her mentor, Melissa Atkinson Mercer, the author of the full-length collection Saint of the Partial Apology and five chapbooks.

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I Am Not A Real Writer with Kirsten Bakis

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, happening 5 times

Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
$270

This is a five-week version of Kirsten Bakis' popular one-day class. "I am not a real writer" is what I hear most often from people who almost take a class, but don't. This fiction writing intensive is for everyone who is concerned about having what it takes, whether the issue is "not being a writer," "having no good ideas," or anything else. No experience required. Through exploratory exercises, light readings and discussion, this class will help you find some of…

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Sleepy Hollow Lit Fest (HVWC venue)

March 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
Free
View of Writer's Center from the water with river flowing

HVWC is proud to be a a partner and one of the sites for the first annual Sleepy Hollow Lit Fest. We will offer poetry, fiction, and nonfiction readings all day from 11am to 8:30 pm. Readers and panelists include: Ilya Kaminsky, Gregory Pardlo, Chen Chen, Joshua Bennett, Martha Rhodes, Iain Haley Pollock, Cynthia Cruz, Pamela Hart, Nomi Stone, Helen Phillips, Margo Taft Stever, Mervyn Taylor, Susana H. Case, Mervyn Taylor, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Suzanne Cleary, BK Fischer, Lauren Acampora, Sean…

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Open Mic

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 21, 2019

One event on March 24, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 19, 2019 at 10:00am

Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$5

Our Open Mic Nights are held from 7:30-9:30 pm on the 3rd Friday of each month. Doors open at 7 pm for event starting at 7:30. Due to popular demand to participate, we've had to limit the amount of readers to 20; so show up early to get a five-minute spot at the mic. OR, here's a new added incentive to signing up online: you can now reserve your spot to read first-come first-slotted, here with your purchase. Just add…

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