Crash Course: Lose Your Writing Inhibitions Forever!

Instructor: Nicki Salcedo

The worst thing writers do is censor themselves. It takes courage to put words on paper. It’s time to lose your writing inhibitions. As we work through fiction and non-fiction writing prompts, we will discuss what it takes to tell a good story. The class will focus on ways to get started, stay motivated, and be true to your creative voice. We’ll have tips and writing prompts for fiction, essays, and poetry.

Students will:

Learn where to find inspiration

Practice retelling life experiences

Try the art of creating pure fiction

Test their ability to revise and critique

Find out what writing exercises work for them


Open to writers of all levels.

Class Limit is 20.

Decatur Co-Works. 708 Church Street, just one block from Decatur Square and convenient to MARTA.



$ 85.00

Biography: Nicki Salcedo is the author of a novel and three books of essays. The title piece for her latest collection, “In My Father’s Shoes,” is based on the bittersweet experience she had wearing her father’s shoes after he died. She’s a graduate of Stanford University where she studied English and Creative Writing. Her work has appeared in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Good Housekeeping, Decaturish, and AtlantaLoop. Nicki has four kids. She works in the corporate world by day and writes at night. She loves connecting with writers and readers. Find out more at

Contact Information:

Date(s): Saturday, December 1st

Class time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Type of Class: Crash Course

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