Workshops On Writing

Jump Start or Improve Your Writing

Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10 a.m. — 2. p.m.

Calvary Temple, Oil City, PA

Book sales/signing after.

Lunch provided.

Registration Fee:

Adult: $35.00 until May 1st.
Clarion University Faculty or Student: $25 until May 1st.
Walk-ins welcome that day for $40. Clarion Students/Faculty Walk-ins: $30


Mining for Stories: Discovering Their Worth––Where can you get a unique story idea that hasn’t been done before? How can you know if a story idea is worth pursuing? In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use every resource available to you to find a unique angle for your story.

Plotting for Pantsers––People who write “organically” or by the seat of their pants are called “Pantsers.” Their stories evolve but are sometimes criticized for poor structure and not enough planning. This workshop will help everyone by giving tools for creating great stories without traditional plotting techniques.

Seamless Self-Editing–– Today’s publishing world has changed so much that would-be authors must have already polished their manuscripts. Editors look for any small thing to reject your book. Using proven proofreading and editing techniques from various sources, you’ll learn how to find your own mistakes before someone else does.

Book Sales and Signing after Workshops are over of Meghan’s Choice.

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Donna L.H. Smith is a published author and Managing Editor for Almost an Author, recently named a Top 100 Best Websites for Writers by both Writer’s Digest and The Write Life. She’s a native of Kansas, holds two degrees in mass communications. For more information about Donna, visit her About page on this website.