Every poet has their own voice, a voice of panic or composure, guilt or of rage, darkness or joy, world-weariness, wonder…. At this workshop, you’ll explore the range of expression your voice represents, in all of its nuance.
A personal essay is 3,000 percent easier to write than a short story, claims writer Carol Bly. The essay is indeed a scalable form. In fact, this is our starting point for Writing Memoir: the personal essay. During this weekend, you’ll get the coaching to create a complete personal essay—from idea to first draft.
“If we want to write, it makes sense to read—and to read like a writer. If we wanted to grow roses, we would want to visit rose gardens and try to see them the way that a rose gardener would.”
– Francine Prose
Do you only write when you have an assignment? What obstacles do you experience to writing? How can you structure your life in order to keep writing? How, exactly, do you finish a piece of writing?At Simply Writing, we’ll define ways of making writing a more natural process; more time-efficient; and more fun. Read more…
Writer’s block. Narrators trapped inside their own heads. Stories with intriguing beginnings—but no clear ending. These are a few of the problems fiction writers may face.