Learn how to turn humorous ideas, real events and a natural sense of humor into words that are funny on the page. Topics include various types of prose humor, and how to incorporate comedic techniques. 4 sessions.
Hybrid writing represents some of the most creative and engaging work in modern literature. This class will help writers develop concepts that don’t quite fit standard genres. Discuss examples of hybrid writing and learn to apply this to your own work. 4 sessions.
Writing a novel is equal parts storytelling and craft with a huge dash of editing. Together we will focus on excellence in story, writing craft and editing technique leading toward traditional publishing. 6 sessions.
Workshops designed to focus the work and assist the process of our regional writers. You do not have to be a registered Conference participant to participate in the Preconference Workshops.
Generate new prose–both fiction and creative nonfiction–and strengthen your work-in-progress through sensory detail, imagery, dialogue and more. Leave with new ideas to try on your own. 1 session.