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Mindful Writing Workshop

Working on a writing project that could use editorial encouragement? This writing workshop will help streamline your process while enlivening your prose. Learn techniques that inspire authentic storytelling, memorable details and characters with heart. Explore mindful practices that enhance creativity for an added boost. Taught by Be Well Be Here founder and Concord Festival of Authors curator, Lara Wilson, MA, former GrubStreet instructor & board member. Space is limited. Registration required. $60

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7:00 PM19:00

Summer Free Write

Summer is the best time to BE a writer! Looking for a quiet space to write surrounded by the support of other writers at work? Drop in on the 22nd of June, July and August at 7 - 9 pm for free writing at Be Well Be Here. Feel free to spend an hour or two polishing prose, ask an experienced Grub Street writing teacher for help, and learn simple techniques that break through blocks. Donations are welcome!

Runs June 22, July 22 and August 22 at 7:00 - 9:00 pm

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to Aug 11

Write to Unite!

In light of recent atrocious events at our nation’s border, Be Well Be Here collaborates with #AuthorsAgainstBorderAbuse to offer a unique writing experience on the weekend of August 10 - 11. Proceeds from these events will go to the International Rescue Committee, a top-rated non-profit organization that works in community to reunite families, provide legal council and offer emotional support.

Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us in literary Concord, MA for a day of first-class writing workshops taught by authors and experienced Grub Street instructors Michelle Hoover, Marjan Kamali, Whitney Scharer and Lara Wilson (curator of the Concord Festival of Authors). Workshops will focus on various elements of craft, including characterization, details, the writing process, and plot and pacing. $150 entry fee. All proceeds support the International Rescue Committee.

Sunday, August 11 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Sign up for a 30-minute one-on-one session with experienced manuscript consultants, who will provide personalized feedback, advice for next steps and heartfelt encouragement. Our instructors will present a panel discussion on craft and publication: Keep Writing! How Stories Unite Us All. Stay on site to write, reflect peacefully, and/or debrief quietly with consultants.

$150 entry fee. All proceeds support the International Rescue Committee.

Attend both days for $250 to refine your writing,

and support border children and their families through the work of the IRC!

For more info, contact

or call Be Well Be Here at 978-203-2825

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9:00 AM09:00

Write this Summer!

This master writing workshop is designed for writers hoping to take their work to the next level. By mindfully examining the Big Picture elements of your story, we’ll hone in on ways to streamline narrative structure, deepen character development and refine plot progression. Author and Be Well Be Here founder, Lara Wilson, MA (GrubStreet instructor & former board member) offers mindful craft conversations that inspire and invigorate. Explore your path of possibility and feel encouraged to WRITE ON!

Runs three Sundays: June 23, July 28, August 25 at 9am - noon

$65 for each session, $180 for all three. Space is limited. Registration required.

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