Do the Write Thing

Writer’s block has you in a chokehold, and you spend many a night writhing naked on the kitchen floor, awaiting some flare of inspiration. The ceiling lights shine down on you like football-stadium floodlights, and for the pity of the gods, you put on a spectacular show of self-flagellation, perfected down to the last run of spittle at the mouth. Don’t you know that the deities watch the late-night telenudies and will therefore not heed your petition for help?

Maybe you just need a change of context and an opportunity to discuss your ideas with other writers. The Experimental Writing Workshop at Conspire might just give you the necessary encouragement to write again. The freeform, open-ended group welcomes all writing styles.

Tue., July 8, 7 p.m.; Tue., July 22, 7 p.m., 2008
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Nina Carapetyan