Tag Archives: prose

Writer’s Quote: Killing Your Darlings

“In writing, you must kill all your darlings.” — William Faulkner. What does it mean to kill your darlings? Well, first, what is a darling? A darling is something that interferes with the relationship between you and your audience. It’s … Continue reading

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Saturday Workshop: Who Are Your Characters?

Aaaaaaand, we’re back for the 2018-2019 academic year. If you’re a newly-subscribed follower of the blog, welcome! If you’ve been with us for a while, welcome back! If you have no idea why you’re on this page or receiving an … Continue reading

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Saturday Workshop: Using the Dramatic Arc

You’ve got a story to tell! You know what you want the audience to take away from your work. The question is, how do you keep them engaged along the way? Whether you’re writing a short story, a novel, or … Continue reading

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Open Mic: Featuring Mike MacDee

It’s taken several years, over thirty open mic readings, the tears of numerous children, an eye of newt, an uprooted and discolored patch of crabgrass, careful deconstruction of the lyrics of Phil Collins, and your credit card numbers, but we … Continue reading

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Saturday Workshop: How to Make the Fat Lady Sing

Goodbyes are always hard, but never as much as when you’re stuck trying to write the perfect ending. Whether a short story, poem, news article, or essay, that satisfying ending can seem ever-elusive. You can’t always kill off your main character, right? … Continue reading

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Tonight: Poetry & Prose Slam

Don’t forget that tonight is our annual Poetry & Prose Slam. It’s a free and open competition to the public. Bring and read any of your short creative work–poems, flash fiction, song lyrics, whatever you have! There are monetary prizes … Continue reading

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The Poetry & Prose Slam Looms

What: The Annual Poetry & Prose Slam When: Wednesday, November 15th from 7:00 to 9:00PM Where: GCC Main Campus, Room SU-104 Why: Money The final GCC CRW event for Fall 2017 draws near, and with it comes money. As we … Continue reading

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