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Writers' Corner

  • Workshops are for beginner to intermediate writers.
  • They are FREE and open to the public.
  • Each workshop is approximately one hour.
  • Workshops are held at libraries around the Treasure Valley.


Writer's Corner 2018 Schedule

Date

Day

Time

Location

Title

Presenter

 

 


Dec 20

Thursday

7pm

Collister

Author Panel

Donna Cook, Christen Iris, Rick Just, Renee Settle


Writers' Corner 2019 Schedule

Date

Day

Time

Library

Presenter

Class

Jan 17

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Renee Settle

Up A Creek Without a Paddle – navigating author revenue streams

Feb 7

Thur

7:00 pm

Caldwell

Rick Just

Publish it Yourself everything you need to know

Feb 16

Sat

10:00 am

Nampa

Margo Kelly

12-Step Writing Process taking a story from the beginning idea to final publication

Feb 21

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Donna Cook

Read Like a Writer Learn the essential skill of how to properly deconstruct a novel

Feb 23

Sat

1:00 pm

Caldwell

Local Author Panel

Margo Kelly, Rick Just, Renee Settle

Feb 28

Thur

7:00 pm

Hillcrest

Rochelle Cunningham

Memoirs basics from collection to production.

Mar 2

Sat

1:00 pm

Hillcrest

A.K. Turner

All the World on the Page intro to travel writing basics

Mar 11

Mon

6:00 pm

Main

Elisabeth McKetta

Imaginary Gardens with Real Toadshow to write Place

Mar 21

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Rochelle Cunningham

Author Critiques - Learn the art of providing constructive feedback, and how to be a good listener

Mar 30

Sat

1:00 pm

Meridian

UnBound

Heather Lee Dyer

Creativity Over Perfection research, podcasts, mentors, SF conventions and awesome opportunities that come your way

Apr 13

Sat

3:00 pm

Nampa

Margo Kelly

Outlining Your Story find YOUR outline style

Apr 18

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Elaine Ambrose

How to Write, Illustrate, and Publish a Children’s Book

May 4

Sat

1:00 pm

Main

Ken Rodgers

Imagery & Poetry What the eyes, ears, tongue, nose and skin know

May 16

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Laurie Buchanan

Creating a Successful Book Launch everything from ARCs to a Facebook fan page

May 18

Sat

1:00 pm

Cole & Ustick

Loni Townsend

Critiquing for Authors -- Learn the art of providing constructive feedback, and how to be a good listener

May 25

Sat

1:00 pm

Main

Sherry Briscoe

Branding for Authors consistency that lets your readers know who you are and what you write

Jun 1

Sat

1:00 pm

Main

Cheryl Flinn

From Started to a Finished Novel words to wise writers from the project management world

Jun 15

Sat

1:00 pm

Nampa

Rick Just

Publish it Yourself everything you need to know

Jun 20

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Gretchen Mullins

Journaling -

July 18

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Cathy Valenti

Editing Process make your writing shine.

July 27

Sat

1:00 pm

Cole & Ustick

Rick Just

Researching the Novel getting your facts right

Aug 10

Sat

1:00 pm

Collister

Laurie Buchanan

Creating an Artist’s Statement & Writer’s Resume a hands-on workshop

Aug 15

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Catherine Kyle

Fantasy & Poetry – explore poetry as a space where magical things can happen

Sep 18

Wed

7:00 pm

Nampa

Margo Kelly

Creating An Authentic Voice for Your Novel make your novel more dynamic through proper voice

Sep 19

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Sherry Briscoe

The Art of Storytelling add depth to characters and meaning to plot

Sep 21

Sat

1:00 pm

Cole & Ustick

Donna Cook

Romancing the Plot An in-depth look at story structure and romance conventions.

Oct 5

Sat

1:00 pm

Nampa

Renee Settle

Don’t Fear the Paper overcome writer's block

Oct 17

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Cristen Iris

Is Blogging Dead? –what you need to know before starting a blog

Oct 19

Sat

1:00 pm

Meridian

UnBound

Robin Lee Hatcher

Traditional Publishing 101 learn about publishing from a 35-year veteran, the author of 80 novels and novellas

Nov 2

Sat

1:00 pm

Meridian

Pamela Thompson

Make Money Writing for Magazines this is not fiction

Nov 21

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

Elaine Ambrose

Write On the Road directions for travel writing

Dec 19

Thur

7:00 pm

Collister

4 Author Panel

Rick, Elisabeth, Doug, Renee


Thanks to the sponsors of the Idaho Writers Guild

 Rediscovered BookshopMill Park PublishingBoise City Deptartment of Arts & History


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Boise ID 83707

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