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Our September Grind-Creative Writing & Poetry Workshops for Homeschoolers

With Raundi Moore-Kondo

Date:   Wednesday September 21, 2011
Time:   11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Repeats:   This event repeats every week until Wednesday September 28, 2011.
Next reminder:   The next reminder for this event will be sent in 4 days, 4 minutes.
Location:   It's A Grind-25522 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo CA 92692

  25522 Marguerite Parkway

  Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Phone:   949-768-2633 (It's a Grind) 949-939-6029 (Raundi)


Every week in the month of September we will be meeting to read, write and perform poetry and short stories. Everyone who is interested in writing or listening is welcome: ) Moms, Dads, kids garden gnomes etc... EVERYONE. (dictation takers are welcome for those who prefer to have writing assistance) Bring your favorite thing to write on/with. Laptops are welcome!
Suggested Donation of $10 per student. Sibling discounts are welcome: )


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Poetry and Creative Writing Workshops


This is where Literature slams head-on into Performance Art.

This is where Shakespeare, Chaucer and Sylvia Plath meet up with

the likes of Bob Dylan, Jack White and Lauryn Hill for some swordplay.

This is where you find your voice.

This is where YOU become the author, the editor,

the director, and the performer.

This is where you get at the heart of everything that matters.

This is where you store your truth.


“Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.” ~Plato

Raundi K. Moore-Kondo is a wife, mother, teacher, poet and writer whose motto is “to do no harm”. She believes in giving kids a chance to love writing before anyone can give them reasons to hate it. Her uniquely designed workshops have helped everyone from preschoolers to published authors get their stories onto the page. Several of her creative writing students have been accepted to the Creative Writing Conservatory at Orange County High School of the Arts. Raundi was especially proud to facilitate a workshop at “Awakening The Muse: 2011 Women’s Retreat.” and the 2011 CHN, HSC and Good Vibrations Conferences. She has published an anthology of poems written by her students called Our Monday Grind: The Further Adventures of the Stone Temple Poets & Their Pet Sock Monkey . She will be releasing a collection of her own original poetry and prose in 2012. She has been a featured poet at many of the longest running poetry readings in Southern California as well as a guest on KFPK’s Poet’s Café. She has been published in the critically acclaimed Don’t Blame The Ugly Mug Anthology on Tebot Bach and in Aim For The Head: A Zombie Hunter’s Guide to Poetry on Write Bloody Press. She is especially honored to be one of Write Bloody Publishing’s infamous “Dirty Dozen” workshop writers. When she’s not playing bass in her all-girl rock band or body boarding, you can catch her performing her poetry at an open mic near you.

RaundiMooreKondo@gmail.com 949-939-6029

Contact Raundi for a free trial workshop or to submit your poems to our next anthology.


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