Workshops for Writers

Write What You Know!

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Creation Workshops

Experience the feeling of making a leather pouch or arm guard.

Discover the joy and meditative value of ancient tablet weaving.

Feel the flow (and frustration) of ink through the pen/quill during a calligraphy session.

Creative workshops for writers give you the chance to write about what you know through experience.

Email brighteyesarts@gmail.com to discuss a day/time!

Half-Day Writing Combat Workshop

Through partner work and stage combat*, you will create a fight scene that incorporates dialogue.

You'll develop a sense of the rhythm of a fight, the interplay of clash and dialogue, and have a lot of fun!

By the end of the workshop, you'll have the outline of a fight scene with dialogue.

Weapons offered: pole arms, single hand sword, longsword

Workshop length: 3 hours

Cost: $50/person

Minimum: 4 participants

Max: 12

*Stage combat differs from the martial art.

Email brighteyesarts@gmail.com to discuss a day/time!

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1-2 Day  Writing Combat Workshops

Feel the thrill (and pain) of combat during one and two day Writing Combat Workshops!

In the morning you'll experience knightly training in long sword, single hand sword, or pole arms through the lens of Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA).

In the afternoon, you'll have the opportunity to write combat scenes and work out ideas with either a partner or your HEMA coach. 

1 Day Workshop: $150

2 Day Workshop: $275

Minimum: 6 participants

Max: 16

Email brighteyesarts@gmail.com to discuss a day/time!