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La creatividad no es solo un concepto, es también un músculo que requiere entrenamiento. En este taller trabajaremos para potenciar nuestro pensamiento creativo y nuestra forma de conectar con nuestros procesos de escritura. Un buen escritor necesita desarrollar la creatividad, porque al final, no es el ¨que¨ sino ¨cómo¨ contamos nuestras historias. En este taller trabajaremos con diferentes disparadores creativos para crear historias de forma diferente. La creatividad más que una herramienta, es una forma de vida. Un taller donde veremos teoría y práctica para conectar con nuestra mente creativa. Todas las personas que escriban y quieran desarrollar su creatividad son bienvenidas a esta experiencia.
This class is offered in collaboration with Seattle Escribe.
Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.
If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.
If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.
If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.
Writer, screenwriter, teacher and actress, Elizabeth Villamán originally worked as an industrial engineer until 2016, when she traveled to Spain to realize her dream to study creative writing. Born in 1992 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, she finished her MFA in Creative Writing from Escuela de Escritores in Madrid, as well as a certificate in screenwriting. She recently completed a Master in Creative Strategies from Universidad Europea Miguel de Cervantes. She is currently completing a master's degree in Teaching Creative Writing.
Founder of Escribir es HOY, Elizabeth has taught creative writing in Spain and the United States. She has won many awards and has published her work in several anthologies both in the Dominican Republic and abroad, including Seis tonos de negro (Ediciones PG, 2019), Belleza Fatal y otros cuentos (Funglode, 2017). She was the first recipient of the René delRisco Bermúdez Literary Residency in Coruña, Spain. In 2020, she was selected to participate in the Catapult Caribbean Creative Online Grant. She has two upcoming books, Las islas rotas, a short story collection slated for publication in 2021, and Sesiones de ablepsia, winner of the first Prize for Young Narrators Ediciones Enriquillo 2020.