MONDAY, APRIL 30 Introduction to Writing Satire Instructor: Brooke Preston Satire is often called “the comedy of outrage.” In this lively workshop, learn to channel injustices large and small into satirical comedy pieces that make people laugh and think. Participants will learn the building blocks of comedic satire as well as helpful exercises and tools […]
Local glass artist Matt Takacs will guide participants in cutting and layering glass to create a pendant and/or earrings. No experience necessary.
MONDAY, APRIL 23 So You Want to Be a Travel Writer? Instructor: Rich Warren If you love to write and also love to travel, writing travel stories for newspapers, magazines, or online sites may be a way to pick up some extra cash while combining your two passions. Learn how to find potential markets and […]
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 […]
Join us at The Smithery for our popular Make & Take Stamping Event Choose from our selection of charms to make a special gift or treat yourself! Stop in any time during the event, no need to preregister. First come, first served. Fun for adults and kids alike! Open to all ages, even younger children […]
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 […]