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Aug.02.2010
Saturday, Aug. 7th, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. San Francisco$95 members/$110 others “When you truly believe a story or poem is finished—the best it can be–it’s time to introduce it to the world,” says writer and editor Jenny Pritchett. In this info-packed class, Jenny will tell you what you need to know about...
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Jan.15.2010
Hi, there, Only a week left to register for this term's classes at the Writing Salon! INTRO TO PERSONAL ESSAYS: Ready, Get Set, Go! Five Saturdays, Feb. 27-March 27, 2-4:30 p.m. San Francisco $185 members/$215 others http://www.writingsalons.com/shop/in-san-francisco/class-descriptions/in... INTRO...
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Nov.02.2009
Hi, there! There are only two more weeks to sign up for my brand-spanking-new Intro to the Personal Essay class at The Writing Salon, and after an incredible, three-day weekend alone at a friend's palatial estate in Sonoma, doing nothing but researching, reading, and writing lesson plans (OK, maybe...
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Sep.24.2009
Hi, everyone! I wanted to let you know about three classes I'm teaching at The Writing Salon this fall: *Intro to Creative Writing (9 wks., Tuesdays, 7-9:30 p.m., Oct. 13-Dec. 8, $365): http://www.writingsalons.com/class-descriptions/introcw-pritchett/ *Intro to Personal Essays (5 wks., Saturdays,...
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Sep.17.2009
www.writingsalons.com Intro to Personal Essays - Get ready, get set, GO!  Five Saturdays, Nov. 14-Dec. 19 (skip 11/28), 2-4:30 p.m. San Francisco$185 members/$215 others Have you always wanted to write about your crazy family? What about an accident that changed the course of your life? A...
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Jun.18.2009
http://www.writingsalons.com/class-descriptions/introcw-pritchett/  Nine Wednesdays, July 22nd-Sept. 16th, 7-9:30 p.m. $335 members/$365 others San Francisco Think you want to write, but not sure where to start? “Good news,” says Jenny Pritchett, “it’s all about you!” In this fun, fast-paced class...
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Apr.01.2009
"Jenny Pritchett is one of those writers whose voice is so distinct and so her own that any material in her hands gets spun into gold. Even though I’ll never forget its contents, At or Near the Surface is one of those few short story collections that will always be within reach for quick and...
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Mar.19.2009
Saturday, May 9th, 10 a.m.-1 pm San Francisco$55 members/$65 others Special Package Deal: Take Jenny’s morning Submission workshop along with Lisa Alpine’s afternoon Self-Publishing workshop and get a discount: $95 for members, $115 for non-members.  You must be sure to select the Submitting/Self-...
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Jan.04.2009
http://www.writingsalons.com/class-descriptions/intro-to-creative-writin... INTRO TO CREATIVE WRITING -- Having fun with the fundamentals Nine Wednesdays, Jan. 28th-March 25th, 7-9:30 pm; San Francisco $335 members/$365 others  Think you want to write, but not sure where to start? “Good news,”...
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Dec.15.2008
My first book, "At or Near the Surface", is now available online at Small Press Distribution: http://spdbooks.org/details.asp?BookID=9781889292182 SPD has 37 in stock; help me sell out by Christmas (and if we do, we'll bring SPD more). It's only $12, one of the stories was just nominated...
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Dec.09.2008
i'll be teaching a class this winter at the writing salon! if you don't know it already, the writing salon is a fabulous and independently owned school that offers writing classes, with beautiful, comfortable settings in SF and berkeley (my class is in SF). they even offer coffee, tea, and munchies...
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Oct.23.2008
ONE SPOT LEFT! Jenny Pritchett will lead a private creative-writing workshop in her home in San Francisco beginning Wednesday, October 29, from 7-10 p.m. The workshop will be kept small to facilitate as much personal attention as possible. Cost is $250. The workshop is intensive; each member will...
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Sep.15.2008
Jenny will lead a private creative-writing workshop in her home in San Francisco beginning Wednesday, October 29, from 7-10 p.m. The workshop will be kept small to facilitate as much personal attention as possible. 2-4 spots remain. Cost is $250. The workshop is intensive; each member will be...
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Sep.15.2008
The release party for "At or Near the Surface" from Fourteen Hills Press will be Wednesday, November 12, at Million Fishes Gallery in San Francisco. More information, including opening act, times, and directions, to follow.
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