METHOD WRITING: the grotto’s flash readings

Alexandra Kostoulas

Please join us on Sunday, June 30th at 5pm for a late afternoon of flash readings from students of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. The readings will all be original pieces composed in the Jack Grapes Method Writing Tuesday & Thursday night classes, taught by local writer Alexandra Kostoulas. Alexandra was a longtime student of Grapes’ and one of the first people to receive his blessing to teach this highly creative technique.

Jack GrapesThe craft of method writing works on the fundamental principle that the basic building block of all writing is voice. From a compelling voice comes interesting characters; interesting characters help create a dynamic plot. These elements work together to produce bold storytelling, and this class focuses on helping writers find and develop their own unique voice in poetry, memoir, and fiction. Jack Grapes Method Writing will be offered again in the Fall 2013 term.

This event will feature 19 3-minute readings! So come get some adrenaline and a slew of original voices. Watch Jack explain the method below:

METHOD WRITING: writers’ grotto spring reading #3
Sunday June 30th 2013. 5:00pm.
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)
This event is FREE, but donations gratefully accepted.
Delicious complimentary food. Drinks by donation.

For more info on the San Francisisco Writers grotto and its ongoing schedule of award-winning classes, visit:

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