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catherine-stine's picture
Mar.20.2011
Anyone near the Philadelphia area, who needs an expert critique of his or her manuscript? Want to try your hand at writing for kids or teens? Learn more about plotting and characterization? Smooth out those kinks in your story plot? Find out how to land a great agent? If so, this workshop is...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Jan.10.2011
For the first weekend in...oh, forever!...I didn't work. Well, I did but it was for fun stuff, arranging music with my keen Sibelius software. And now I feel guilty. I have multiple ongoing assignments so there's always something to be done. I received the proofs of my Complete Care for Your Aging...
talia-carner's picture
Dec.20.2010
               Elsewhere on a writers’ discussion board, a novice author asked me which writers' conferences I recommended.             Earlier in my writing career I was a "writers’ conference junkie," attending as many workshops and programs as I could cram. It was my self-designed MFA...
catherine-svehla's picture
Jun.25.2010
Riting Myth, Mythic Writing:Invoking the Embodied Energy of Presencewith Dennis Patrick Slattery   Two Separate Retreats Offered in Santa Barbara, CA August 12-15 or August 19-22 Thursday 6:30-8:30 pm Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm...
leslie-absher's picture
Jun.11.2010
For two years, I’ve lead writing workshops at a homeless shelter for youths aged 18 to 24.  Each time I step into the classroom – two white boards and three tables pushed together – I have no idea what’s in store.  Will anyone show up?  Will whoever does be in the mood to write? I pull from my bag...
mylene-dressler's picture
May.24.2010
Over the weekend I attended a workshop led by Brooke Williams, author of the lovely memoir Halflives and my neighbor here in the beautiful southern Utah wilderness.  Brooke is now at work on the story of one of his Mormon ancestors.  Or possibly at work on more than one story about more than...
marilyn-kallet's picture
Mar.20.2010
We've had a cancellation in the workshop, "O Taste and See: Writing the Senses in Deep France," May 17-24. This frees up a space for you, for for you and a partner.   The village, Auvillar, is one of the "100 Most Beautiful Villages in France."  You can't get a bad meal, the...
rachel-bussel's picture
Feb.04.2010
I'm excited about these workshops because I like hearing what others cook up, like incorporating our surroundings, like learning new things about people. Yes, I'm teaching, but I am, even more, there to encourage people to put forth the erotic ideas they already have inside them (and help...
marilyn-kallet's picture
Jan.18.2010
Here's your chance to write in France, in a little jewel of a village.  (Did you see Chocolat with Johnny Depp?  The village of Auvillar looks just like the movie.)  In fact, Auvillar is one of the "most beautiful villages in France."  The people are really kind and sweet, the food is...
marilyn-kallet's picture
Jan.18.2010
Here's your chance to write in France, in a little jewel of a village.  (Did you see Chocolat with Johnny Depp?  The village of Auvillar looks just like the movie.)  In fact, Auvillar is one of the "most beautiful villages in France."  The people are really kind and sweet, the food is...