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04/29 Successful Grant Writing and Development with Hess and Fitzmorris

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 04/29 Successful Grant Writing and Development with Hess and Fitzmorris

If you’re looking to support your non-profit organization and have heard that there is funding out there, this workshop will help you understand what it takes to produce a successful grant application. You will come away from this class with an understanding of the process of grant development; knowledge of the common elements of grant proposals; how to align your mission, vision, and program activities to respond to a funding request; and writing tips for making...

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Ashland Creek Press announces the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Ashland Creek Press announces the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature

Ashland Creek Press is pleased to announce the first of an annual book award: The Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature. The contest is open to unpublished, full-length prose manuscripts, including novels, memoirs, short story collections, and essay collections. The winner will receive a cash award of $1,000 and publication by Ashland Creek Press. The submission deadline is September 30, 2014. For complete writers’ guidelines, visit...

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08/31 How to Write a Pitch, Query and Synopsis with Jennifer Silva Redmond

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 08/31 How to Write a Pitch, Query and Synopsis with Jennifer Silva Redmond

“What’s your book about?” We get asked that question all the time, but most of us spend very little time figuring out how to effectively answer it. Pitching your book is key to selling it—whether you’re an author-publisher or are sending query letters to agents or publishers. You also need to know how to summarize your story in a longer form if you’re asked to write a synopsis. Jennifer Redmond, long-time acquisitions editor and popular “Pitch...

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04/14 Elements of Fiction with Rich Farrell

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Archived Events | Comments Off on 04/14 Elements of Fiction with Rich Farrell

Now three sessions! New start date! Ready to start your novel?  Stuck on your short story collection?  Just looking to kick off a spring writing project? As Alice Munro reminds us, “I just have to keep trying till I find the best way of getting there.” This four-part class will help you find the path!  We’ll examine the most fundamental elements of fiction: plot, point of view, character, setting, theme, and time.  Through reading and writing prompts, we’ll...

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Monthly Poolhouse Project Play Reading (last Sundays, 6-8pm)

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Monthly Poolhouse Project Play Reading (last Sundays, 6-8pm)

April 27, 6-8pm: Poolhouse Project Play Reading:  “All in the Timing” (by Christopher Durang) will be presented. May 25, 6-8pm:  Poolhouse Project Play Reading: Bell, Book and Candle” by John Van Druten. “What happens when a young witch makes her attractive neighbor fall madly in love with her?” $5 suggested donation.  (rescheduled from...

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