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July 2022

Voice and Place in Poetry (online seminar series) – only 1 spot left!

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until July 16, 2022

Nathaniel "Neil" Perry

Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 7/9/22 and 7/16/22 | 10:00-11:30 a.m. Eastern Time There's been a lot said about writing about place, about how a place is figured in our writing, and what it means to really invite the whole of a place into a poem. But what, also, about the way that place affects the writer and the writer's voice on the page? This seminar will investigate that relationship from both directions by reading and discussing…

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Write On! Session I: 6th – 8th Grade Writing Workshop

July 11 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until July 15, 2022

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $220 on or before 4/14/2022, $240 on or after 4/15/2022 Session 1: Monday – Friday | July 11, 2022 - July 15, 2022  | 12:30-4:30 PM Session 2: Monday – Friday | July 11, 2022 - July 15, 2022  | 12:30-4:30 PM During this week, young writers will explore the craft and fun of creative writing through a variety of prompts, journaling, music, brainstorming, people-watching, and visits to nearby inspiring locations.  Modes of expression and experimentation will include poetry,…

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First Twenty-Five Workshop: Getting the Start of Your Novel Ready #2 (online seminar) – Seminar Full!

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Randall Klein

Instructor: Randall Klein $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Saturday, 7/16/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Submissions due 7/2) For the purposes of landing agents, enticing publishers, and hooking readers, the first twenty pages of your novel are the most vital. They are the first impression a reader will have of what story they are in for and whether or not they are in good hands with the storyteller. In this workshop, authors will submit roughly the first…

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Write On! Session 2: 6th – 8th Grade Writing Workshop

July 18 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until July 22, 2022

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $220 on or before 4/14/2022, $240 on or after 4/15/2022 Session 1: Monday – Friday | July 11, 2022 - July 15, 2022  | 12:30-4:30 PM Session 2: Monday – Friday | July 11, 2022 - July 15, 2022  | 12:30-4:30 PM During this week, young writers will explore the craft and fun of creative writing through a variety of prompts, journaling, music, brainstorming, people-watching, and visits to nearby inspiring locations.  Modes of expression and experimentation will include poetry,…

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Digging into Character Development (online seminar)

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kristie Smeltzer

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 7/30/22 | 1:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Strong character development and compelling character arcs are essential to the success of every story. Whether you’re starting a new project or already on your way, this seminar will help you get to know your characters better. During the seminar, participants will read and discuss published writing specifically looking at effective choices the writers made to develop their characters. Then students will engage in discussion…

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August 2022

First Twenty-Five Workshop: Getting the Start of Your Novel Ready #3 (online seminar) – only 1 spot left!

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Randall Klein

Instructor: Randall Klein $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Saturday, 8/20/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Submissions due 8/6) For the purposes of landing agents, enticing publishers, and hooking readers, the first twenty pages of your novel are the most vital. They are the first impression a reader will have of what story they are in for and whether or not they are in good hands with the storyteller. In this workshop, authors will submit roughly the first…

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