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Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Crafting the Personal Essay

  Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Crafting the Personal Essay

MONDAY, APRIL 16 Crafting the Personal Essay Instructor: Lisa Lopez Snyder We all have perceptions about the experiences in our lives. But how do we transform them onto the page? The personal essay is a powerful way to explore these ideas more deeply. In this workshop, we’ll learn techniques for writing the personal essay and […]

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Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Finding a Literary Agent

  Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Finding a Literary Agent

MONDAY, APRIL 9 Ready, Set, Query: Finding a Literary Agent Instructor: Kristen Lepionka So you finished your manuscript—now what? If you want to pursue a path toward traditional publishing, you’ll want a literary agent to represent you. This workshop will explore what an agent does, why it’s good to have one, and (most importantly) how […]

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Thurber House Master Class: Cultivating Children’s Creativity

  Thurber House Master Class: Cultivating Children’s Creativity

THURSDAY, APRIL 5 Cultivating Children’s Creativity Instructor: Niki Gnezda Creativity is the skill of the future, yet our children have limited opportunities to think creatively and practice the creative process. This workshop will help adults (parents, grandparents, teachers, caregivers) who work with children learn how to encourage children’s creative development. We will explore the brain […]

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Mark My Words: Take Your Fiction to the Next Level!

  Mark My Words: Take Your Fiction to the Next Level!

Author Tim Waggoner will describe the common pitfalls of rookie writers, teaching techniques to make their fiction sharper and more exciting. Waggoner, who received the 2016 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction for The Winter Box, currently teaches creative writing and composition at Sinclair Community College. Registration is required, and you can […]

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