Gilda’s Club will host a free creative writing workshop on Thursday to support emotional health

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Gilda’s Club is hosting a educational workshop entitled “Creative writing = emotional health” for anyone affected by cancer.

This workshop will take place on Thursday, June 30, 2022 from 6-8 p.m. at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse at 600 John Deere Road, Suite 101, and via Zoom.

Kelly Craft, Program Manager at Gilda’s Club, discusses the details of the Creative/Expressive Writing Workshop which brings out an individual’s inner writer who can be so helpful to people in the midst of a battle with cancer . Whether or not a person has a background in writing, this workshop will lay the groundwork for beginning or continuing a writing journey.

Presenter David Richman will teach attendees things like knowing your audience, determining which format is best suited, basic writing practices, the basics of structure, flow, show vs tell and more.

It offers a chance for participants to learn and explore personal creativity in a non-judgmental environment where they can connect deeply with their inner self for healing.

This program will be offered both in person and virtually on Zoom. The presenter, David Richman, is an author and professor of creative writing who will join the seminar virtually and will not be in person. Whatever your preference, RSVP via registration is required.

To register for the program or for any questions, please visit:, call (563)-326-7504, email [email protected], or visit here.

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