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Boot Camp for Writers set April 14 in Baxter

The Crossing Arts Alliance offers Boot Camp for Writers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the community room at Northern Lakes Senior Living, 8186 Excelsior Road, Baxter.

This all-day workshop of learning, writing and creativity is suitable for all levels of writers and genres. Learn to capture that perfect image to hook your reader and practice ways to improve your prose with vivid details, imaginative settings, crisp dialogue and dynamic action. Bring your favorite pen and a laptop or notebook.

Award-winning author Candace Simar (Abercrombie Trail Series) and creative writing teacher Angela Foster will direct this creative writing workshop. There is room for 30 writers on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To register, call 218- 833-0416 or visit www.crossingarts.org. Cost is $25 for The Crossing Arts Alliance members and $30 for non-members. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Five Wings Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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