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What's needed to turn this dead story into something with some energy, some drama? Detail, dialogue, emotion? Well, I could give you reams of detail and keep it as dull as it is. Dialogue? I could have them talking all night and far into the next day and you would be even more bored than you were. Emotion? Well, it has emotion. We're happy, satisfied, fulfilled. How much more do you want of...
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Suzanne Van Dam is an Associate Professor of Language & Literature at Finlandia University where she teaches English and creative writing. She earned both a B.A. and an M.A. in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.F.A. from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast Creative Writing Program. Van Dam has lived abroad in Tanzania, Malaysia, and Mexico, and has...
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Two Truths and a Lie: Writing Memoir and Autobiographical Fiction Six Mondays January 18, 2016 - February 22, 2016 7PM-9PM $375 General / $350 Members Writing from life can be a tricky business. There are people to protect, faulty memories of events, and the pitfalls of self-censorship. In this...
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Traffic Street Press announces the publication of Bargehands’ Dance by poet and Workshop member KEVIN O’ROURKE. The fine, deluxe edition includes photographs by Paulette Myers-Rich, winner of the Minnesota Book Award and long time associate of the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St....
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After a fall spent revising countless almosts, Jane Elkin received news during the first week of 2016 of pending publication for three favorite pieces rejected by 20-30 journals -- proof positive you should never lose faith in a good story or poem. Look for her recent fiction, memoir and...
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Whether you have a desire to explore writing, return to writing, improve your writing or learn how to get published, the Cedar Falls Christian Writers Workshop has something to offer everyone who attends. Whether you're a published writer or not, this unique opportunity improves your focus on your writing goals and commitment, strengthens your knowledge and skills, connects you with great...
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Harry Hall’s book, The Pedestriennes, America’s Forgotten Superstars, ($20 Dog Ear Publishing) has picked up a third major writing award, as it won an Honorable Mention in the Life Stories category for the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Hall’s prizes include promotion at WritersDigest.com and $50 worth of Writer’s Digest Books. Previously, The Pedestriennes manuscript won a prize...
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The Ossabaw Island Writers\' Retreat is a six day retreat featuring creative writing workshops, readings and craft sessions. Enjoy and learn from readings. The Ossabaw Island Writers’ Spring Retreat will be held March 04-09, 2016. Located just twenty minutes from downtown Savannah, GA., the retreat offers lectures, readings, workshops, and manuscript consultations. The unspoiled beauty of...
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Upcoming courses include: 8-Week: Your First 25 Pages with Rachel Weaver 4-Week: Writing the Rhyming Picture Book with Denise Vega 8-Week: Advanced Memoir and Narrative Nonfiction with John Cotter 4-Week: What's at Stake Here. "[Lighthouse has] created a beautiful community and all I can think, back here in my studio in Brooklyn, is how lucky Denver is to have you. @Lighthouse 1st Floor and...
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Most likely, anyone coming to this site has the writing bug, either actively writing (yay!) or thinking about doing so (yay to you, too!). After all, the site is called the Burlington Writers Workshop. But there is a hidden word in its title. One that should go without saying. So, of course, I’m going to say it and talk about it. Though before I do, can you guess what it is? Actually it’s two...
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Reading and writing clinic for youngsters and adults. Offers complete diagnostic testing and individual tutoring using a mental training approach -- the Gilbert Method. Using a cognitive training approach developed by Workshop director, Shandel Gilbert, Ph.D., we improve the language skills of a wide range of students, from first graders to grandmas. We help remedial students to become able...
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The online writing group and writing workshop where you get thoughtful critiques and feedback on your writing. Our writing group is more than just a place to get feedback and hang out with other awesome writers. The writing blog regularly features tips and advice that’ll help you sharpen your work even more. We also have a Writing Academy filled with free, objective, and informative writing...
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Workshops are limited to writers 18 and over. If you are interested in a workshop that is marked FILLED please call the office to discuss an alternative or a possible second section. Having a weekly deadline in which to share your work in a supportive, enthusiastic setting gets you writing. You enrich your writing by sharing your work with other serious writers like yourself. Register Now:...
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Writers gather to explore, develop and strengthen their unique voices in this structured, supportive setting. Writers of all forms and genres welcome. The Manuscript Workshop is for writers who are already working on longer writing projects or collections of fiction, non-fiction, screenplays, and stage plays. The group reads and responds to two manuscripts per week and supports each other with...
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AllWriters’ Workplace & Workshop, LLC is an international creative writing studio located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. AllWriters’ offers online and on-site classes in all genres and abilities of creative writing, as well as coaching and editing services. All of our instructors are professional writers, meaning that they are currently publishing in their field. By publishing, we mean traditional...
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Over 20 years old, Young Writers Workshop is a summer creative writing program for rising fourth graders through recent high school graduates in Louisville. Young Writers Workshop – Young Writers Workshop is a summer creative writing program for grades 4 through recent highs school graduates. There has been an error, please check the information you entered and try again. Meet the faculty of...
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What I see: “Listen to this!” one says. They sit on the grass in pairs, the listener leans forward, as eager as the reader. What I hear: silence of writing, pen on paper (or fingers on keyboard) in a room whose air is electric; pause to think and re-think; draft after draft. What I remember: a letter from a parent, afterward--“She’s flying!” YWW is a moment out of time, the past re-discovered...
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Do you wish there was a place you could go for writing inspiration and practice? Where you could hang out with other writers? Without needing to make a long-term commitment or spend a lot of money? With food and drink involved? Gotham Write-Ins are that place. Read More. The tools needed to write are quite simple—pen and paper, or electronic device. But it’s useful to have advice and...
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The KL Writers Workshop is directed by noted Malaysian writer, poet, educator and festival director Bernice Chauly. Born in George Town, Penang to Chinese and Punjabi teachers, Chauly studied Education, TESL and English Literature in Canada as a government scholar and has taught creative writing in colleges and universities in KL for over 12 years. Founder of Readings (2005), KL’s...
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Young writers become more powerful when they are armed with a “toolbox” of strategies. We want every student to become an author. Maybe it won’t be the next great novel, but for sure your student will write with more confidence, success, and ease when they are faced with a blank piece of paper. No homework; all work is done in class. So, imagine a writing class where the most important focus is...
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