JCW Hosts Writing Events for Spring

Jersey City Writers (JCW) plans to hosts a number of workshops and special events this spring.

These events are designed to inspire writers in a fun and social setting to write and include the following:

Whispers of an Apparition: Literary Reading of Paranormal Fiction
Saturday, May 10 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Third & Vine, 353 Third St., Jersey City
$5 at door

Inspired by our love for all things paranormal, JCW is putting together a celebration of the genre. The event features award-winning novelist Leanna Renee Hieber, author of The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker and Darker Still of the Magic Most Foul series. Additionally, there will be readings of select pieces of paranormal flash fiction from local writers.

For more information or to register for the event, go to:   http://on.fb.me/1pTPABt

Full Story Launch Event/Mixer
Wednesday, May 14 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Zepplin Hall, 88 Liberty View Dr., Jersey City
Free

The launch event, a form of “Speed-Dating” for Novelists, is designed to bring like-minded novelists together who can offer one another encouragement, accountability, and feedback throughout the process of finishing their novel. Come prepared to give a 30-second pitch of your novel.

For more information, go to: http://on.fb.me/1fVGt9L

Yoga & Writing:  Ignite your Creative Fire
Saturday, May 17 from 4:00 pm – 6 pm
Yoga Shunya, 275 Grove St., 3rd Fl, Jersey City
$10 at door

Get your creative juices flowing with basic yoga postures, breathing exercises, and meditation. Step back from the keyboard and take an extended break to unblock stagnant energy through gentle movement. Learn a few positional therapy exercises to loosen tight shoulders and tense wrists. Spark the imagination. Invite your muse. Listen for your authentic voice in a state of inner stillness.

To learn more or register for the event, go to: http://bit.ly/1kr2oqK

Non-Fiction Night
Monday, June 9 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
John’s Kitchen Cafe, 109 Columbus Dr, Jersey City
Free

This is a bi-monthly workshop to help writers produce compelling nonfiction. Each night the group will review works from three members to offer advice for improvement. Meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.

For more information, go to: http://bit.ly/1iVAG3X

If you have any questions regarding any of our events, please contact us at jim <at> jerseycitywriters.org.

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