05/22 Late Night Write

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Late Night Write: Starting Nov 21, we will have a late night write on the 3rd Friday of the month, from 7-11pm (free to members, $5 for nonmembers). Time to write plus wine and light snacks (add to the festivities by bringing your own snack to share). This is a special Room to Write not to be missed.   Hosted by Executive Director Kristen Fogle

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05/10 Short Stories, Feature Articles, and Personal Essays: Structure, Tone & Style with Clayton Truscott

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A practical workshop for writers at all levels, dedicated to the craft of writing short stories, feature articles, personal essays, and narrative nonfiction. We’ll move through the process of crafting stunning pieces that draw readers in from the first line and keep ‘em baited until the last. Specifically, we’ll look at the anatomy of a good story and break down the elements needed to make a good story great. By working on elements like tone, structure and...

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05/16 Publishing Your Poetry with Ron Salisbury

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So, you have enough poems and now it’s time for recognition, fame and fortune. What do you do? (Although this workshop concentrates on poetry business, the basic information applies to any genre of writer trying to get published.) Topics will include: -Keeping track of what you sent to whom, when you sent it, their answer, follow-up -Different formats of presentations -To bio or not to bio -To query or not to query -Cover letters -Submittable or snail mail? -Should...

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05/31 Writing to Visual Prompts with Jill G. Hall

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In this fun workshop, your writing will deepen and become clearer through the use of visual stimuli such as art pieces, postcards and magazine photos. Novice and experienced writers are all invited. Bring journals and pens; all other materials (i.e. paper, glue, magazines and surprises) will be provided. Jill G. Hall is an artist, writer and owner of Inspirations Gallery. Her poetry has been published in A Year in Ink Vol. VI and VII, The Avocet, City Works, Serving...

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05/30 Book Publishing 1-2-3 with Laurie Gibson

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Popular class returns! Sprinkled with stories and insider tips (for example, how to connect with literary agents), this program is designed to both empower and inspire writers of all levels. We’ll start with a peek at today’s dynamic book business, including the pros and cons of traditional, electronic, and self-publishing. Then we’ll share suggestions to help writers refine their craft, followed by practical ideas for getting published and promoting books. Both...

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