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Announcement: Full Lineup of Online and In-Person Fall Classes at the Loft Open for Registration with New and Improved Database


The Loft’s new database allows you to search for classes by teaching artist, genre, course level, course duration, location or starting month. So if you want to see what classes I’m teaching, you just go to http://www.loft.org/adult-classes and select Bane, Rosanne from the Teaching Artist drop down list and click Find Classes. Or use any […]

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The Right to Write What’s Right for You


Identify the Opportunity and Desire Take a few minutes to complete this sentence (on the page or screen or in your head): “I want to write…” Did you write mainly about what content you want to write (e.g. a story about a rodeo clown, or poetry that moves people to tears, or an essay about […]

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Writer’s Trance Available Online


I’m not talking about the trance anyone can slip into when they get online, their eyes glaze over and they numb out. I’m talking about the intentional shift of consciousness writers make to enter the half-dreaming, hypnagogic state where the imaginary world becomes as real or more real than “consensual reality,” where images emerge without effort and […]

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Nifty Publicity Piece


My fellow Loft Around Town Teaching Artist Sarah Tieck and I got a nice bit of press in the Star Tribune about the classes we’re offering at the Wescott Library in Eagan. Check it out. Thanks to article author Liz Rolfsmeier and the Star Tribune! BTW: In addition to the Writing Habit in Eagan, I’m teaching Around […]

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Have You Caught the Writer’s Alleluia Lately?


By Rosanne Bane A fellow writer, who wants to remain anonymous, introduced me to the idea of catching the Alleluia. She in turn caught the idea from a choral director who, as she recalls, “told his students there is always an ‘Alleluia’ going on in the Universe and when you make your music right, you […]

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