Winner/Finalist – Four National Awards:
EGlobal, IPPY, Next Generation and 2011 Foreword Book of the Year
ISBN #978-097647427-2
 
"... coaching and humor that inspires and shows you how to become the writer you want to be."
The Writer magazine

"... the perfect book for anyone who's ever considered a writing career but just couldn't seem to make the dream a reality."
Judge's commentary
Writer's Digest Book Awards

"... one of the most helpful books on writing that I have read."
Midwest Book Review



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REDBIRD STUDIO
3195 S. Superior St. Rm. 209
Milwaukee WI 53207

414-481-3195
www.redbirdstudio.com
jb@redbirdstudio.com

This is the original "Redbird Studio" founded by Judy Bridges in 1993. Currently sponsors Judy's workshops and readings.

Also see:
REDOAK WRITING, Kim Suhr 

The successor to Redbird Studio. Offers writers' roundtable groups and other programs for adults and young writers.
3195 S. Superior St. #205
Milwaukee WI 53207

414-881-7276
(mailing address) P.O. Box 342
Genesee Depot, WI 53127

www.redoakwriting.com
kim@redoakwriting.com


 
The Writing Mentor Speaks Her Mind,
Makes You Laugh, and Lights Your Fire

 
SHUT UP & WRITE! with Judy Bridges
The Class that Inspired the Book
FOR BEGINNING AND EXPERIENCED WRITERS
Redbird Studio, in the Marian Center
3195 S. Superior St. Milwaukee 53207
Be inspired
Get focused
Write!
Next Class: TBA
Register early. Class fills quickly.
 
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A FIELD OF DAFFODILS:
How to Write So It Knocks Their Socks Off
Fri. May 9, 2014
2:00 - 2:50 p.m.

What can be more fun that writing a scene you know readers will love? Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, short form or long, there are techniques you can use to make your characters come alive, your settings feel real, and the action unforgettable.

Session includes tips, a short writing exercise, and useful handouts. Bring your notebook or laptop to take notes, and who knows, maybe write that scene so it knocks their socks off.

 
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LIFE STORIES
The Clearing, Ellison Bay, WI
Sun-Sat. June 1 - June 7, 2014
Whether you are a beginning writer or a pro, this workshop will help you mine the riches of the people, places and events in your life. Did you really get married on a motorcycle? What was it like to live through a dire illness, or visit Grandma, or dance on a cobblestone street? Would you like to write memories of your life or your family for publication, to give as gifts, or maybe to just “get it down” for yourself?

Life stories can take all kinds of forms—short stories, personal essays, monologues, poetry, tributes and one-act plays. Whatever form you choose, the important thing is to bring the story to life, to keep your readers engaged.

 
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WOMENS' WRITING RETREAT
The Clearing, Ellison Bay, WI
Sun-Sat. September 28 - October 4, 2014
Writers intermediate and above cherish this week full of hours they can call their own. Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, long pieces or short, for yourself or for publication, you will enjoy the morning warm ups, quiet afternoons to write, and evenings to read, write or hang out by the fire. Add a conference with a caring mentor and the company of others who share your love of writing, and you are practically in heaven.
 
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