Posts Tagged ‘writing workshops’

Writing in the Sun

Me and Larry Brooks at last year's conference chatting with a writer on her project.

Me and Larry Brooks at last year’s conference chatting with a writer on her project.

Wotr LogoThe Write on the River conference is now open for registration! Join us in sunny Eastern Washington wine country on the banks of the Columbia River. We’re a small, boutique conference with major presenters, a full range of topics and with time to chat.

Friday-Sunday, May 15, 16 and 17, Wenatchee WA Read More…

On Becoming a Writer

How do we become fiction writers? What do we need to know? How do we learn writing it in the first place? Answers abound: schooling, reading, expert advice, books, conferences. However, the usual answers may be wrong or naively relied upon. And oddly, aspiring writers often avoid the best training.

Can School Teach You to Be a Writer?

Yes, if you love analyzing fiction from an academic perspective. Go ahead, get an MFA if you want to learn how to craft metaphors, subtle characterization and stupifyingly dense prose. Read More…