Write Now! An Improv Writing Workshop and Game

  • June 17, 2012 · 12:00 PM

Suffering from Writer's Block? Need to do something new? Want to turn off your inner critic, push yourself and create a fun story now?  By popular demand, we've brought back Terry Faust for another demonstration of his Write Now! game.  Write Now! is a creative writing card game, designed to stimulate imaginative thinking and flex mental muscles.  In just 20 minutes, writers improvise a story from five cards drawn from the categories of character, place, event, item and motivation.  Afterwards, those that want to will share their stories and we'll have a quick reading.


The idea is not to craft a masterpiece but to use most or all of the card suggestions to construct a simple narrative. This presentation needs folks willing to write fast--it's not for everyone. But if you think you can manage quick thinking and a speedy pen, I can guarantee the results will be hilarious. Terry will award a Write Now! game to the writer who gets the best response from the group.

 

Join or login to comment.

  • Jajeev Nithiananda

    Would love to do this again sometime!

    June 24, 2012

  • Terry Faust

    And there are pictures! http://www.meetup.com/MinnSpec/...­

    June 19, 2012

  • Jo Robson

    Terry's game is wild, odd and very inspiring of creativity. I had a great time, and enjoyed seeing all the new faces who showed up for this one!

    June 18, 2012

  • Fawn

    What a FUN and USEFUL experiment! I had such a good time. Everyone in the group seems really nice, too, and I look forward to seeing you all again! thankis!

    June 18, 2012

  • Terry Faust

    For a look at the participants of the Write Now! presentation go to: http://www.meetup.com/MinnSpec/...­

    June 18, 2012

  • Kimberly Bea

    This was a very fun game. Very creative!

    June 18, 2012

  • Rachel Nolan

    I wish I was able to make it

    June 13, 2012

  • Terry Faust

    I was asked to do a Write Now! creative writing game. It's fun. Is that still on, Hilary?

    1 · May 31, 2012

  • Dan Goodman

    A Monday instead of a Sunday?

    April 3, 2012

20 went

Our Sponsors

Perks

  • from Sams's Dot Publishing -- Northern Lights

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sometimes the best Meetup Group is the one you start

Log in

Not registered with us yet?

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy