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Writing in the Language of Dreams

A Writing Workshop at Kerouac House with Laura Lee Bahr - April 21
Photo credit: Carl Fischer

We will explore how to connect to the endlessly creative and mysterious source of story within your own dreams and construct a meaningful story.

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