A Day of Instruction and Inspiration for Writers

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St. Johns College in Annapolis where the The Writing Intensive will be held. Photo: Wiki Commons
St. Johns College in Annapolis where the The Writing Intensive will be held. Photo: Wiki Commons

Writers of all levels will learn new skills of the craft at the third annual Writing Intensive at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD, Saturday, June 3rd from 9:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Attendees may choose from a menu of workshop options that address the needs of fiction, memoir, and nonfiction writers alike. Writers will enjoy a keynote address by acclaimed novelist (Mason’s Retreat) and University of Virginia Professor, Christopher Tilghman.

Presenters include Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, David Willman, Professors James Hall of Washington College and Eric Puchner of Johns Hopkins University, novelists Christopher Scotton and Caroline Preston, and media specialist Sam Horn.

Workshop options include “Writing the Poetic Truth: The Lyric Essay,” “Create the Perfect Title, Tagline and Pitch for Your Book,” “From Novel to Graphic Novel: Exploring the Visual Narrative,” “The Elusive Feeling of Story-ness,” “Writing Characters that Root into a Reader’s Soul,” “Writing—and Righting—History’s Foundation,” and “Why Write?”

Conveniently located in Mellon Hall on the historic St. John’s College campus, the day includes breakfast, lunch accompanied by a Question and Answer Form, afternoon coffee, all-day book sales and a social and networking wine reception in the Mellon Café garden.

The third annual Writing Intensive at St. John’s College is created and facilitated by award-winning writers and workshop instructors Laura Oliver and Lynn Auld Schwartz.

Fee: $175.

For more information and a full description of workshops and presenter bios visit here:

Contact:

Laura Oliver at lauraoliver2@yahoo.com (443) 254-0298

Lynn Schwartz at lynnauldschwartz@gmail.com (410) 991-2938