Saturday, August 29, 2009

Novel Writing: The Elementals

Here's a workshop for novel writers:

What: Need help starting or finishing your novel? In this workshop, we'll take the elemental approach by focusing on setting, character, structure, and the writing practice. Through the alchemy of short writing exercises, discussion, and lecture, you will gain new confidence and skills to write your novel. This workshop is geared for beginning and experienced writers who are interested in writing adult or young adult novels.

Where: In the Columbia Riverside Lodge meeting room, along the Columbia River, in Stevenson, WA. It's an easy (and gorgeous) drive east from Portland (about 50 minutes).

When: September 19 & 20, 2009, 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days.

How Much: $250 for the workshop. $50 deposit to hold your spot. Class size is limited. Payment in full due September 1.

Who: Critically acclaimed author Kim Antieau has had seven adult and YA novels published, including ones from Penguin, Houghton Mifflin and Simon & Schuster. Antieau's previous novels The Jigsaw Woman and Coyote Cowgirl were shortlisted for the James Tiptree Award. Her YA novel Broken Moon was honored as a Junior Literary Guild selection. Her work has been translated into French, German, and Japanese. Her short stories have appeared in best of the year anthologies and been recommended for the Nebula award. She has edited two literary magazines, taught writing at the college level, and facilitated workshops for over twenty years.

Some discounts and partial scholarships are available. • • 509-427-7196

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