Sunday, February 16, 2020: Will Hahn–Hook ‘Em From the Start: Your Tale’s First Line

New authors know their tales are good. The question is, how long can you make the reader wait before showing them the proof? Will Hahn looks at some great first lines in famous novels, and demonstrates what choices you have, the many things you can accomplish right in the first sentence of your tale. There… Read more »

Sunday, March 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 »

Sunday, April 19, 2020: Nancy Sakaduski–Power Charge Your Writing

Learn ways to make your sentences stronger, your dialogue truer, your settings more vivid, and your stories more engaging. Participants will examine a classic short story and then try the techniques on their own to see the difference between blah and blam!   About Nancy Sakaduski Nancy Sakaduski is the author of 23 books, including How… Read more »