Pinewood Table Classes
Stevan and Joanna have been teaching together for more years than they can remember. We tried for a long time to think of a clever name for our enterprise, and while we were thinking, people started calling it The Pinewood Table. We like objects, and nouns, and we already had the table, so that’s what we call it now.
There are two classes–a day class and a night class, both on Tuesdays. Check with us for the exact times. There is a nominal fee involved. Sessions are a month long, but anyone can join at anytime and that nominal fee gets pro-rated. A drop-by visit is a good way to see how it all happens.
We sit around the eponymous table with other writers and talk about sentences and words and how they pile up to become characters and stories. The other writers tend to be a fluid group, but Stevan and Joanna are always there. This little party has been going on since the nineties. This talk is about the words and the sentences and the white space in the pages the other writers bring. People who sit around the table write long stories and short stories and poems, which get turned over like shiny rocks with cool bugs hiding underneath. We like to say a story is a story is a story, so we don’t make much of a distinction between the ones written from memory and the ones written from imagination. We leave worrying about the difference between fiction and non-fiction to philosophers and critics, which we are not.
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