Sunday, July 15, 2018: Devon Miller-Duggan–Discipline, Poetry, and Your Crazy Life

Here’s the great thing about poetry: It may work best when you get up at 5 every morning and write for 2 hours, but it can also fit nicely into the odd pockets of a crazy life precisely because it’s a generally short-burst production.  Discipline is great, but some of us have ADD (or lives… Read more »

Sunday, August 19, 2018: Pat Valdata–“A Room of One’s Own: Writer’s Retreats and Residencies”

The Workshop In “A Room of One’s Own: Writer’s Retreats and Residencies,” Pat Valdata will discuss how to select a residency or retreat from the many hundreds of possibilities that are available nationwide as well as overseas; how to use your time productively, if you are fortunate enough to be admitted to one; and how… Read more »

Sunday, September 16, 2018: Bobbie Palmer–Surviving NaNoWriMo

A workshop on how to survive NaNoWriMo with tips, tricks, and ways to stay sane through the process. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel. But… Read more »

Sunday, October 21, 2018: Joanne Reinbold–Haunted: How To Write An Outstanding Ghost Story

Haunted: How To Write An Outstanding Ghost Story   About the Writer JM Reinbold is the author of the DCI Rylan Crowe English Village mystery series. She is also a poet, editor, and the Director of the Written Remains Writers Guild. She lives in Wilmington, Delaware. Her fiction, essays, articles, and poetry have appeared in… Read more »

Sunday, November 18, 2018: Jean Youkers–“Getting Serious About Humor (Just Kidding!)”

This workshop will briefly explore the health benefits of humor, what makes us laugh and the different types of humor writing. Then, using illustrations and exercises, it will focus on the elements that are needed for writing humorous articles, such as exaggeration, surprise, relatability and self-deprecating humor. Attendees will be encouraged to write something to… Read more »