Taking part of a writing conference might be the exact kick you need into finding yourself within the writing and publishing industry.
In this workshop, Damien will enlighten the poet in you. She is the longtime coordinator of this conference, the “Book Whisperer” for Cuyahoga County Public Library, and teaches online writing courses for the Pennwriters organization.
Poetry, in its many forms, should inform and inspire. - PM - DOOR PRIZES, BOOK SALE & AUTHOR SIGNINGS TODAY’S PRESENTERS Deanna Adams is an award-winning writer, speaker, essayist, and author of six books, both fiction and nonfiction.
Making it as a writer isn’t as simple as locking yourself in a room and writing for days on end.
There’s more to the intricate art of writing and how or what it could add to the current book market.
He developed and leads a weekly creative writing workshop called “Veterans’ Voice,” designed to encourage and support US military veterans to write and share their military experience as a community.
Local/Regional “Our Life Stories” Writers’ Conference (Cosumnes River College) – an affordable one-day conference offered by the Hart Senior Center focusing on, but not limited to, memoir writing (particularly family stories) through genealogy with aspiring writers of all ages welcome.
(See guidelines below, under FIRST PAGE CRITIQUE at PM.) AM - WELCOME & CONFERENCE OVERVIEWDeanna R. There will be time for attendees to work on this strategy. Submissions must be double-spaced, Times New Roman-12, with title and genre indicated at the top of the page. Each panelist will raise a hand at the point where they would stop reading and will comment on what stopped them. A popular and frequent speaker at this conference, Steve draws on over thirty years of experience in addressing issues concerning writers.
Adams, Conference Coordinator Laurie Kincer, William N. Participants learn techniques to engage all the senses in observing, drafting and refining their creative nonfiction prose. *Kiss, Marry, Kill: How to Create Compelling Characters / Bree Barton. Learn to craft the kind of irresistible characters who set your book apart, people who leap off the page, lie and cheat, enchant and beguile—and make your book unputdownable. During four breaks today, winners whose names were drawn April 1st will meet with editors Judy Allen or Lex Hupertz for 15-minute individual editing sessions. *Writing Historical Fiction: Avoid Tumbling Down the Research Rabbit Hole / Marin Mc Ginnis. Delve into the issues writers should consider when writing historical fiction, and find out answers to questions you’ll ask yourself as you plot and write. Lex Hupertz has her BA in English with a Concentration in Writing from Denison University, and her Master's in Creative Writing from the Solstice MFA Program at Pine Manor College in Massachusetts.
Damien Ware is a poet, literacy advocate and literary artist.
Since 2010, he has used love for the literary arts as means to bring community together through the arts.