10/28 Creating New Writing with Sheila Bender
From Free Write to Shaped Writing: Creating the Personal Essay, Poetry, Flash Fiction and Nonfiction
Spend the day writing with Sheila and you’ll learn how to quickly assess memories, associations and images for exploring life experience and writing to insight. You’ll start lots of new work, shape it, and learn what you can do about unlocking the pieces that you’ve been wanting to finish. Come stock your writer’s notebook and start your writing week with fingers ready to fly across the keyboard!
In addition to writing and revising for shape, we’ll discuss tackling larger projects and seeking publication.
Sheila Bender is the author of over ten books on writing as well as two collections of poetry and a memoir. Her newest books are Creative Writing Demystified (McGraw-Hill), Writing and Publishing Personal Essays (Silver Threads Publishing), A New Theology: Turning to Poetry in a Time of Grief (Imago Press) and Writing in a New Convertible with the Top Down, co-authored with Christi Killien and available through Brooktrope.com.
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