Enrollment Now Open — Write-a-Palooza Summer 2018

The Philadelphia Writers’ Workshop (in Flourtown, PA) Tuesdays and Thursdays

For writers of all levels who write in any genre and in any form.

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  • Find your voice
  • Write during workshop
  • Develop a current project further or create new ones
  • Constructive feedback helps you expand on your strengths

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“Write-a-palooza” means all writing.

During the year, the Tuesday night workshop consists of writing during workshop time and discussing manuscripts writers have polished on their own time. During the summer, we keep it light by making the workshops nights of all writing. The facilitator offers prompts, which are short snippets or exercises designed to get you started. You can follow the prompt or go your own way as you write. Then, if you choose, you can read what you’ve just written out loud. Comments on newborn writing consist of mentioning what we remember, what stood out, and what we liked. No critical input is offered at this time because no one has time to edit.

“Write-a-palooza” means less commitment.

During the year, the workshops are six to ten weeks long, and a commitment to the dates is required. During the summer, you choose the number of nights you’d like to attend. Come for one night, twelve nights, or any number in between. The more nights you sign up for, the more money you save. It’s also a great way to see if this is a setting you enjoy.

“Write-a-palooza” means Tuesdays and Thursdays!

Tuesdays  7:00 – 10:00 PM, Maximum 14 participants (minimum of 5. Refunds issued if the minimum isn’t met, but that has never happened.)

Thursdays 7:00 – 9:30 PM, Maximum 7 Participants (minimum of 5. Refunds issued if the minimum isn’t met, but that has never happened.)

Tuesdays 7 – 10 PM

  • July 24
  • July 31
  • August 14
  • August 21
  • August 28

Thursdays 7 – 9:30 PM

  • July 26
  • August 2 — Sold Out
  • August 16
  • August 23

Cost

  • 1 Night = $50
  • 2 Nights = $90
  • 3 Nights = $130
  • 4 Nights = $170
  • 5 Nights = $205
  • 6 Nights = $220

The More You Write, the More You Save

  • 7 Nights = $245
  • 8 Nights = $255

Location

The Resiliency Center
1811 Bethlehem Pike Suite 212-213
Flourtown, PA 19031

Attendance

Space allowing, you may change the dates you attend after registering. However, there are no refunds for missed nights. You may add nights, again, as long as there is space on the night(s) you would like to attend.

Write-a-Palooza Registration

Fall 2018 and 2019

We return to writing during the workshop and discussing manuscripts of participants.

Fall I 2018: $336 for 7 Nights: September 4, 11, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23. Sign up for the waiting list below to be informed as soon as enrollment opens.

Fall II 2018: $336 for 7 Nights: October 30; November  6, 13, 27; December 4, 11, and 18. Sign up for the waiting list below to be informed as soon as enrollment opens.

2019 dates forthcoming, but you can put your name on the waiting list for these sessions as well.

Worried about signing up because you know you’ll be away for one or two nights? I do have substitutes who may be able to take your place for that evening. I explain how this works on the first night of the workshop, but if you know in advance, contact me so that I can help you find someone. The substitute pays for that evening.

If you’re writing a novel, screenplay, TV Pilot, play, a collection of poetry or short stories, or a memoir and you’re looking for a more in-depth workshop experience, the Manuscript Workshop may be the right place for you. There are openings for Fall 2018, and it meets at The Resiliency Center on Thursdays from 7-10 p.m. Writing sample and invitation required. Click here to learn more.

How to Enroll in the Tuesday Night Writers Workshop for Fall 2018 and 2019

First, put your name on the waiting list for the session/s you’re interested in.

You’ll receive a confirmation e-mail with more information about how it works, so please whitelist me/check your spam and trash for my email address: Rachel@phillywriters.com 

The Tuesday Night Writers Waiting List

Then, once you receive the okay from me, use the Pre-approved Registration button below.

Pre-approved Registration

Where Can I Learn More About the Philadelphia Writers Workshop? 

See our Frequently Asked Questions and read writers’ Reviews.

Page updated on 05/22/2018 by Rachel M. Kobin

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