Micro Memoir

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This interactive workshop teaches writers to distill a moment of change, conflict, contradiction, or mystery to its essence, so that the impact on the writer resonates profoundly with the reader. We will examine inspiring published examples learning exactly how the writer moved and entertained us, then do an exercise to practice those skills. Using the same tools with which we craft fiction, this workshop is an excellent learning environment for both genres. We’ll conclude this fun and dynamic workshop with a review of where to publish. Tell your story as you lived it: moment by moment.

About Laura Oliver

Laura Oliver is the author of The Story Within: New Insights and Inspiration for Writers (Penguin Random House), named by The Writer Magazine as one of the best writing books of the year, and additionally selected by Poets and Writers Magazine as one of the best writing books ever published. Oliver's fiction and essays are published in national newspapers, magazines and top-tier literary reviews including The Washington Post, Country Living Magazine, Glimmer Train Stories, The Baltimore Review, Rosebud, and Redux. Among other distinctions, she is the recipient of a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in Fiction, an Anne Arundel County Arts Council Literary Arts Award winner, a two-time Glimmer Train Short Fiction finalist, and her work has been nominated for inclusion in the Pushcart Prize Collection. Oliver holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing and Literature from Bennington College, a Bachelor of Arts in English from Washington College, and has completed writing seminars in creative non-fiction at the University of Iowa.

Seats

24 seats available
Workshopnon-member price
$50.00
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