Tag Archives: Workshop Announcement

Saturday Workshop: Tricks & Treats of Genre Writing

October is an important month. There’s Halloween, Oktoberfest, both National Pizza and Pretzel Month (not to be confused with National Soft Pretzel Month which, as we all know, is in April), National Kick Butt Day (which, sadly, seems more about kicking bad habits … 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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Saturday Workshop: Bringing Order to Chaos

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” Joan Didion begins in her seminal essay, “The White Album.” The essay explores a time in her life in which stories no longer make any sense. What happens when our stories stop … 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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Saturday Workshop: What the Writer Sees, Workshop of Witness

What & Who: Workshop of Witness, with Kimberly Williams When: Saturday, November 4th from 9:30AM to 11:30AM Where: GCC Main Campus, Room LA-141 Why: Troubling times call for writers to witness, record, and bring perspective and levity. If you are … Continue reading

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Saturday Workshop: How To Make Your Writing MOVE

Creative Writing is one of those “good news/bad news” situations.  The good news is that every writing tool you know and use can help make a story or poem or novel “move” more.  The bad news is that every writing … Continue reading

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