With Sharon Mauldin Reynolds. In this fast-paced immersion, we’ll hit the high points of creating short fiction. Through in-class writing exercises and discussions, we’ll touch on finding inspiration, creating memorable characters and developing a storyline. Suitable for adult beginners or experienced writers seeking a quick refresher. Bring your favorite writing instruments and if you’d like, a brown bag lunch. [BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE]
With Jennifer Mattox. Investing in your writing goals means more than paying conference fees and scheduling time to hone your craft. For writing conferences or any literary event, it can mean research, planning, and forming a networking strategy before you arrive. Learn how to get noticed and make a memorable impression on successful authors and literary professionals while furthering your writing career. [ALL LEVELS]
With Bianca Spriggs. So, let me guess! You have something you want to bring to a public venue, right? Great! The only problem is you don’t know if what you’re saying will matter to anyone else, AND you get heart palpitations just thinking of stepping up to a stage and microphone or even reading solo in front of your writing workshop group. Sound familiar? You’re in luck! This is a crash course in preparing for your upcoming open-mic or reading, whether you write poetry or prose. We’ll talk about content selection, delivery strategies, preparation, and etiquette; watch some...
With Wendy Currier Zumwalt. Come start an altered book, a used hardback book that is repurposed as a journal or a notebook to hold writings, recipes, drawings, or photographs. A easy, fast, and lively class. Please bring a box of kitchen waxed paper, a black pen, a permanent black marker, a roll of paper towels, and baby wipes. A hardback book will be provided. Drawing skills are not required. [ALL LEVELS]