A new creative writing class at the Baltimore Ravens’ creative learning facility will allow fans to learn how to write poetry and stories in the style of popular authors.
The class is called The Book of Poetry, and it’s open to fans of poetry and creative writing who want to learn to write a poem or a story.
“We’re not just a great place to learn from the best, we’re also a great community,” said coach John Harbaugh, who has previously worked with the Baltimore chapter of the Writers Guild of America.
The program will be taught by former Baltimore Ravens writer, author and comedian Bill Fink, and the program will also feature a “poetry-by-committee” system that will teach writers how to draft, edit and publish their work.
The Ravens have already hired a handful of writers to take part in the class, and they’ll be working with the creative writing staff of the Ravens’ training camp.
“We’re just trying to do something that’s new and different and fun,” Harbaugh said.
“There are some great writers out there, but not everybody knows how to put together a story, or write poetry.”
“It’s a great opportunity for people who are passionate about their craft to learn, and to have a place where they can meet and connect and work with other writers who are equally passionate about what they do,” he added.
“It gives us an opportunity to get some fresh ideas in, and I think it’s going to be a great learning environment for people.”
Writer and producer Mark Seidman will be the instructor of the class.
“The thing that I like about it is it’s not just about the writing.
It’s also about the storytelling.
And I think the storytelling is what really gets people excited about writing,” he said.”
I’m trying to take a group of writers and put them into one room and get them to write together in a room together and share their experiences in writing.””
What it really does is it gives us a place for people to meet, talk about writing, talk with each other, get together and make stories,” Seidmann said.
Fink will be one of the instructors.
“I’ve been doing it since I was 11 years old.
It was something that I wanted to do for a long time, but I didn’t know how,” Fink said.
The classes will be held on the first floor of the creative learning space at the Ravens facility.
The Baltimore Ravens creative learning facilities have been used by many other teams over the years, including the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons.
Funk, who currently teaches at the University of Pittsburgh, has been writing and performing in the theater for a number of years, and has had his work shown at various venues in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other cities.
He said he had never done a creative writing course before, but he said he was looking for a way to make writing and storytelling more accessible to fans and other creative writers.
“This is a chance for me to learn some new things, and a way for me, because I’ve done some of my best writing in person, to try to be an agent for a group and make it a little more accessible for everybody,” he explained.
The Baltimore Ravens will hold a creative learning session at the creative center on Tuesday, July 10, at 2:30 p.m.
Fans are encouraged to attend, and there will be giveaways, as well as a live performance by writer, director and actor Mike Myers, who will read some of the stories that are being presented.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $1 for children ages 4 to 12.
The event will be broadcast on the NFL Network and the Ravens social media accounts.
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