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NANOWRIMO WORKSHOPS


FREE WRITING WORKSHOPS FOR NANOWRIMO PARTICIPANTS EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING IN NOVEMBER FROM 6-7:30PM.

For Writers, Ages 13+

Workshop 1: What's in a Name: Building Characters

In this workshop, writers will respond to a series of prompts designed to explore techniques used for characterization. Participants will practice creating flat and round characters while learning how to position them within a larger story. (Wednesday, November 4 from 6-7:30. No registration necessary.)

 

Workshop 2: Where are You: Associative Leaps and Writing About the Senses

In this session, writers will explore how associative leaps can be used to create a strong sense of place.  Starting with sight, participants will move through a series of prompts designed to show the potential for associative leaps to create a vivid impression of a scene. (Wednesday, November 11 from 6-7:30. No registration necessary.)

 

Workshop 3: Why Did You Say That: Working with Dialogue

How does a writer create a sense of a real, human voice? In this workshop, writers will learn about (and practice) using reported and direct speech within their novels. (Wednesday, November 18 from 6-7:30. No registration necessary.)  

 

Workshop 4: How Will This End: Considering the Last Pages

In the last workshop, writers will be introduced to some strategies for ending their novel. Participants will experiment with writing different types of conclusions for their novel. (Wednesday, November 25 from 6-7:30. No registration necessary.)

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Earlier Event: November 4
PERFORMANCE POETRY
Later Event: November 9
WRITING ON YOUR FEET