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The Interlochen College of Creative Arts has been expanding classes for adults in a variety of disciplines. This fall ICCA is offering 6 workshops:

Journal and Sketchbook Workshop

Co-taught by a visual artist and a writer, this workshop is geared toward writers and artists of all levels.This pairing and interplay of text and image is a time-honored artistic tradition, practiced by writers and artists from Mark Twain to Henri Matisse to Sylvia Plath to Jean-Michel Basquiat, and is useful for all manners of creative expression.

Program dates:

Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015

Deep Revision Workshop

Whether trying to revise a stand-alone chapter or considering the broader arc of your full manuscript, these techniques are graspable, effective, and empowering. You’ll come away with a greater understanding of your strengths as a nonfiction writer, as well as systematic tools to address areas for improvement.

Program dates:

Saturday, October 17, 2015 to Sunday, October 18, 2015

Materialize Your Inner Life: A Creative Writing Bootcamp

Come practice imagination’s rightful place in the lives of 21st century humans when we use free writing, collage, verbal improvisations and other text-based experiments to encourage leaps offaith, unlikely associations, fresh imagery and dazzling language.

Program dates:

Saturday, October 24, 2015 to Sunday, October 25, 2015

Protecting Your Creativity: Planning, Contracts and Copyright for Artists

Calling all creative entrepreneurs! Join arts administrator and attorney-at-law, Kate Hude, to learn more about basic business entities, business planning and how financial considerations, copyright and contracts play a role in starting or managing your creative business.

Program dates: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Pushing the Story: A Fiction Writing Weekend

Been working on your novel or your short stories? Eager to push something toward completion? Join award-winning author, Patricia Ann McNair for Pushing the Story, an intensive workshop experience for fiction writers.

Program dates:

Saturday, November 7, 2015 to Sunday, November 8, 2015

The Art of Handmade Books

Learn the basics of how to create artful, handmade books in this one-day workshop.

Program dates: Saturday, November 7, 2015


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