Sunday, July 19, 2020: Chris Lindsley–The Art of Writing About a Local Institution

Tips and advice on writing about a local institution, from my experience in writing the book Land of Fun about Funland, an old-time amusement park in Rehoboth Beach, Del., that opened in 1962. These tips include: The best way to do research, and how much is enough? How to determine what to write about (what… Read more »

Sunday, August 16, 2020: Claire McCabe–Poetry in the News: create vivid and relevant poems with existing documents

“Documentary poetry” is a contemporary form that blends journalism, history, science, and more with language art. This workshop will review poetry that incorporates documents such as news, historical and public texts. We’ll discuss protocol and advantages of including words from texts in poems. In the second half of the workshop, we’ll write our own documentary… Read more »

Sunday, November 15, 2020: Beth Goldner–Building a Creative Writing Practice: Establishing and Maintaining a Writing Life

Building a Creative Writing Practice is a workshop designed to help creative writers build and maintain a creative writing life. The workshop explores creating a solid writing practice that fits your lifestyle and personal commitments, understanding procrastination and using concrete methods to combat it, learning ways to keep yourself accountable to “showing up” and getting… Read more »