WordSmitten Writing Workshop :: Saturday 2 PM - Advanced Class

  • August 17, 2013 · 2:00 PM
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What: The WordSmitten Writing Workshop Series

When: The Third Saturday of the Month from 2 PM to 5 PM.

Why Attend: Open to intermediate and advanced writers who are working on fiction (a novel or short story collection) or nonfiction (personal memoir, how-to, history, biography).

How: This writing workshop is for those who are interested in learning how to approach literary agents with a professional query letter, to revise their manuscripts, to form critique groups and "workshop" their stories.

Who: Instructor for is Kate Sullivan, who is the executive editor of WordSmitten Media (www.WordSmittenMedia.com) and the producer/host of the popular radio broadcast "About the Books" that airs on AM Radio and NPR's affiliate stations in Florida (88.9 WFSU).

Fee: $10.00 per month, per person.

For details: Contact Kate Sullivan at (800) 727-6214. Become a writing workshop member by creating your login ID and your password for Meetup.com/WordSmitten and register for the WordSmitten Writing Workshops.

When you register and create your password on meetup.com/wordsmitten, look for the event on the Calendar Tab (left side of the page) that says Our Calendar.

Look for your next session of the WordSmitten Writing Workshops for the Advanced Writers.

We meet the third Saturday of each month, except for December 2012.

We begin again in 2013, meeting from January to June.

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  • Tom F.

    IHave been a member of this group for years and this is the first time I've seen so much post class interaction among its members. I hope al of you come back next month

    August 19, 2013

  • Poppy and Geoff S.

    We so enjoyed meeting you all and sharing the experience. We learned wonderful takeaways and appreciate each and everyone's writing and input. Thank you, Kate, for hosting/organizing a rewarding workshop!

    2 · August 18, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I wanted to add that a number of years back I drove past a group of people and this woman looked up and right into my eyes. Something happened. Contact was made. My mood was not good and I worried the rest of the day that perhaps I had transmitted my anger to her with a look that had nothing to do with her, but still the transfer was there. Did it actually impact her? I don't know. I just know the moment was frozen in my memory. It left me wondering about her and I still do from time to time. In that split second our lives had touched and I wondered then and still do just what did we individually draw from that meeting, what did we learn. Hard to explain.

      August 18, 2013

    • Jo G.

      The seed of a story is here.

      1 · August 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It never fails to amaze me what I can learn in 3 hours in this class.

    August 18, 2013

  • Catherine N.

    Wonderful to meet everyone yesterday! A great group of smart and talented people. Kate, thank you for all your insightful comments, I learned a lot. Can't wait until next time!

    1 · August 18, 2013

  • Tom F.

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    I always enjoy the class. But this time there was such an abundance of talent present that it was really special. Kate, your demonstration on observation was remarkable

    1 · August 18, 2013

  • Jo G.

    Wonderful group of writers--generous and honest in their comments. Kate teaches with her every sentence. See you next time.

    1 · August 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fantastic.

    1 · August 17, 2013

  • Stephanie K.

    I am just beginning at mommy magazine in sarasota/Bradenton as a columnist. I had begun a memoir years ago that I always longed to continue writing and see to completion.

    1 · August 12, 2013

  • Jo G.

    I am a new member. My name is now updated on Meetup, to Jo Gorissen. Looking forward to my first meeting. Thanks.

    1 · August 12, 2013

    • Kate S.

      Welcome to WordSmitten. We look forward to reading your work. --Kate

      1 · August 12, 2013

  • Jo G.

    Jo Gorissen

    August 12, 2013

  • Fred W.

    See you next time.

    August 11, 2013

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