Sunday, June 29, 2014

Writing Workshop: Build Your Story World at the Turner Cassity Literary Festival

For those in the Douglasville, Georgia area, I'm doing a worldbuilding workshop at the Turner Cassity Literary Festival on July 12th. There are events and gatherings all weekend where guests can mix and mingle with the presenters, so it should be a lot of fun. 

The Turner Cassity Literary Festival provides aspiring writers in West Georgia an opportunity to develop their writing skills and prepare their works for publication under the guidance of expert and experienced authors. There's a full weekend of Workshops, Critiques, Readings, and a special performance of the winning verse play! They also honor the poet Turner Cassity whose work and dedication to literary excellence in Georgia inspires their endeavors.

My workshop:

Building Your Story World: Learn tips and tricks on how to build your story world, from fantasy landscapes to real-world settings. Hands-on exercises included, so bring pen and paper.

The workshop is offered at four separate times so you don't miss out on any of the weekend fun:

Workshop Session I: 9 –10:30 am
Workshop Session II: 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Workshop Session III: 1:45 – 3:15 pm
Workshop Session IV: 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Go here to register.

Hope to see you there!

Full Festival Schedule:

Friday, July 11th, 2014
Opening reception
Keynote Speaker Stephen Corey 6-8 pm

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
Welcome 8:45 am
Workshop Session I 9 –10:30 am
Individual Critiques Session A 10:30 –10:45am
Workshop Session II 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Boxed Lunch 12:15 - 1:45 pm
Individual Critiques Session B 12:15 - 1:45 pm
Workshop Session III 1:45 – 3:15 pm
Individual Critiques Session C 3:15 – 3:30 pm
Workshop Session IV 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Readings by Workshop Participants 7 - 8 pm
Performance of Winning Verse Play 8 - 9 pm

Sunday, July 13th, 2014
Q&A Session with authors 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Featured Authors Reading 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Closing Address Dan Veach 3 – 4 pm
Readings & Signing by Featured Authors 4-5 pm

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