Improv for Writers: 10 Secrets to Help Novelists and Screenwriters Bypass Writer's Block and Generate Infinite Ideas

This workshop is FREE, however, registration is REQUIRED.
Sat, May 20, 2023
Greensboro Public Library Nussbaum Room

Free yourself from writer’s block and inner critics with the creative power of improv! Improv instructor and writer Jorjeana Marie reveals a new way to generate idea after brilliant idea by applying the rules of improv to fiction writing. Marie presents fun games and exercises you can do from the comfort of your desk at home.

About the author

JORJEANA MARIE is the author of the LA Times Bestselling "Improv for Writers" (Penguin Random House/Ten Speed Press) and a television writer and actress - most recently doing both on the Disney show Mickey Mouse FunHouse. She is also a nationally touring comedian. You may have heard her voice on Nickelodeon, Disney or narrating over 400 audiobooks for authors including Meg Wolitzer, Nina La Cour, Jacqueline Woodson, Elizabeth Gilbert and Gayle Forman. She has earned a prestigious Audie, more than a dozen Earphones awards and been named one of the best YA voices. Publishers Weekly calls her “Pitch Perfect”. Paste Magazine named her one of their favorite narrators and Audiofile Magazine calls her characters “Hilarious!”. She is the voice of The New Nancy Drew Diaries and AudioFile says “Jorjeana Marie captures the essence of what makes Nancy Drew such a timeless fictional icon”.

Other writing credits include being a staff writer on the EMMY Nominated Tab Time with Tabitha Brown, the forthcoming Dew Drop Diaries for DreamWorks. As a playwright she created one-acts for the 24 Hour Plays and wrote and performed three one-woman shows in NY and LA: “Ally, MaryJane & Me”, “NY, I Love” and “JoJo and Friends” – a sold-out solo sketch show with animation, puppets and stand-up. READ MORE ABOUT JORJEANA