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Keep the Pages Turning: A Mini Retreat
June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debby Prum
Cost: $60 Members | $65 Non-members
Saturday, 6/10/17 | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
This mini retreat is for writers of all levels. Come to discuss elements of point of view, learn how to create sympathetic characters, find ways to break out of old writing habits, and consider new ways to approach universal writing challenges. Think of this as agility training for your writer’s mind. Attendees will listen to brief (painless) talks, participate in a few (fun) improv exercises, respond to (inspirational) writing prompts, write (brilliant) paragraphs of their own and (kindly) critique each other’s work. **This session will take place at the facilitator’s home, a location near Albemarle High School. The address and directions will be provided to students who register for this session.
Deborah M. Prum has won ten awards for her fiction, which has appeared in The Virginia Quarterly Review, Across the Margin and many other literary journals and anthologies. Her audio book, First Kiss and Other Cautionary Tales, is a collection of essays, which have aired on NPR-member stations and have appeared in The Washington Post and other publications. She’s written on writing for Writer Magazine, The Writer’s Handbook, and the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Magazine.