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10/29 Sheila Bender One-on-One Consultations

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Time: Morning and Afternoon sessions Number of sessions:  Members: $80/$145 Nonmembers: $90/$170 Location: The NEW Ink Spot, NTC at Liberty Station, 2730 Historic Decatur Rd., Barracks 16, Suite 202, San Diego, CA 92106

Bring your poetry or prose and receive advice from Sheila Bender on October 29th before her workshop at San Diego Writers, Ink.

Noon to 6pm slots available.  You must email to arrange time.


Half Hour sessions for $80/$90:   4-6 poems or 2,000 words of prose
One Hour sessions for $145/$170:  8 poems or approximately 4,000 words of prose

You may also use consult time with Sheila to discuss and plan book projects and approaches to publishing.

sheila_benderSheila Bender  founded in 2002  as a way of helping those who want to break their writing out into new forms, revise effectively, and generate more writing. Her many instructional books on writing, published by small presses as well as McGraw-Hill and Writer’s Digest Books, include Creative Writing DeMystified and Writing and Publishing the Personal Essay. A poetry collection, Behind Us the Way Grows Wider, a digital book entitled Sorrow’s Words: Writing Exercises to Heal Grief (available on Kindle and iTunes) and her memoir, A New Theology: Turning to Poetry in a Time of Grief, have garnered attention from Seattle University where she is a 2013 distinguished guest lecturer, Providence Hospice of Seattle Foundation’s 2013 annual fund raising event,and other programs concerned with writing and spirituality.  In Port Townsend where she lives, she teaches creative nonfiction and flash fiction classes for Centrum Foundation and The Writer’s Workshoppe, and hosts KPTZ’s radio program, “In Conversation with Sheila Bender: Discussions on Writing and the Writing Life.”  Her responses to work in progress as well as her unique prompts and models for writers have helped hundreds of writers find the depth in their writing and have editors accept the writing for publication.