Northbrook Writes LogoNorthbrook Public Library provides free writing workshops led by a variety of talented instructors. Join the Northbrook Writes email list



These workshops are presented in partnership with StoryStudio Chicago. These live, online workshops will not be recorded.

Exploring Your Story Through Prompts with Cyn Vargas

Saturday, May 1, 1:00-2:30pm

Don’t know how to move your story forward? Need to get to know your characters more? Explore your story and characters through various quickfire prompts to gain knowledge about your story and guidance on how to continue onward. 

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Giving & Taking Constructive Feedback with Cyn Vargas

Saturday, June 5, 1:00-2:30pm

Award-winning writer Cyn Vargas will help you learn what real constructive feedback is, how to effectively share your feedback with others, and what to do with the feedback you receive.

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