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The Essential Writer Workshop WRW | Johnston

Old North State Food Hall 67 JR Road, Selma, NC

Workshop Format The original Writers Retreat Workshop curriculum, developed by the late Gary Provost, provides the basic structure for the workshop, including sessions on ideas, character, plotting, structure, tension, pace, description, dialogue, and more. At the same time, other writers and writing teachers will also be referenced, which offers participants a variety of perspectives on […]


4-Week Generative Workshop with Libby Flores | Virtual

Virtual via Zoom

How can a writer begin a story or get unstuck when they are in the middle of a draft? In this workshop, we will look specifically at (very short) stories to discover what captivates and arrests our attention and what resonates with a reader long after the last line is read. After we discuss examples […]

Make Your Story Matter Seminar | York, SC

Corks, Cooks, and Books 295 Herlong Avenue, Suite 401, Rock Hill, SC

MAKE YOUR STORY MATTER SEMINAR Hosted by Vidya Murlidhar (Writing coach and educator) and Warren Publishing BUILDING YOUR STORY This three-hour, engaging seminar will include: • Exercises to jumpstart creativity, find inspiration, silence the inner critic, and write fearlessly. • A step-by-step process to outline your book from start to finish. * Information on publishing […]

So, You Want to Write a Fictionalized Memoir with Jeffrey Dale Lofton | Virtual

Virtual via Scuppernong Editions

When working out the storyline of a fictionalized memoirs, a writer can take license with details, conform characters to the needs of the story, and even blur the lines between the real and the imagined. But are there practices that help unpack the complexities inherent in weaving actual events in the author’s life with the […]