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August 2021

Character Development Campout (Online class)

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on August 5, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $95 Members | $105 Nonmembers Monday, 8/2/21 – Thursday, 8/5/21 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Saturday & Sunday, 8/7/21 and 8/8/21, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (Six class meetings in one week) Grab your writing gear and get ready for an immersive character development experience. Writers will spend six sessions over a week encamped with colleagues as we focus on refining characters until they feel so real that we’ll know how they like their s’mores. Heck,…

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Poetry Seminar: The Golden Shovel (Online seminar)

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Joanna Currey $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Session One: Saturday, 8/7/21 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Session Two: Saturday, 8/14/21 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am (Two-part seminar) What is a golden shovel poem, and what inherent meanings might the form carry? What tradition are you participating in when you write one? And why bother with form at all? In this two-part seminar, we will explore these questions, look at the history and origins of this young form, and…

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Touring Today’s Publishing Options (Online class)

August 9 @ 9:30 am - August 13 @ 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 9, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Chris Register $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Monday - Friday, 8/9/21 - 8/13/21 | 9:30 am – 11:00 am One-week class Getting published has never been easy, but once upon a time the protocol was at least straightforward: writers would focus mainly on searching (and searching, and searching) for a literary agent willing to introduce their manuscript into an otherwise impenetrable industry. Of course, times have changed. While the traditional approach continues to work for many authors, an ever-expanding…

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