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Saturday, April 21 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Youth Writing Workshop and/or Beginning writers' workshop: "WRITING THE STORIES FROM OUR LIVES"

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This workshop will dig into the mine shaft of memory, assisting participants  as they unearth and write the stories of their lives. In a casual, relaxed and noncompetitive atmosphere, beginning and/or teenage writers will learn about the creative nonfiction writing process: where our stories come from;  story structure-- writing beginnings that "hook" the reader, middles and effective endings; development of the writer's unique voice; using vivid description;  silencing the inner critic, etc. Handouts will be provided.

Sched is merely a personal agenda-making tool. It does not guarantee you a place in the workshop. To reserve your space, please use our free ticketing system here.

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Sandra Shackelford

Sandra Shackelford spent a decade working for civil and human rights in the Mississippi Delta during the 1950s and sixties. She is a professional writer, documentary artist, writing instructor and oral historian. As a Writing Circle facilitator, she encourages the creative process... Read More →

Saturday April 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm CDT
Brown County Library - Conference Room (Lower Level)