What we're about

Hosted by experts, The 5Artz Writer's Workshops have hosted award-winning journalists, authors, editors, ghostwriters and creative minds since 2017. Founded by a former newspaper editor with over 40 years of experience, our workshops feature ongoing workshop series hosted by experts who have worked with writers for decades.

Managed by bookseller staff, we also cover specific topics for authors and writers.

Experts include:

Ned Barnett - Communications, literary agency

Crystal Allen - Marketing, promotion, writing

Michael Plaisted - Screenwriting

Scott Schoener - Printing, publishing

R.M. Almeida - Short stories, poetry, bookselling

Upcoming events (5)

5Artz Writers' Workshop & Critique Group (Online Event)

Please join our Biweekly (every 2 weeks) 5Artz Pandemic-Recluse Critique Group If you would like to participate, please send a 1-7 page sample of your writing to [masked] Then join us at the link below (subject to change). Critique Participation and Courtesy Rules 1. Depending on the number of participants, each presenter can have 5 – 7 minutes to read their piece. 2. Once the presenter is done reading, each of us will take two minutes or so to give our critique. 3. Critiques should begin with reviewing the strong points of the writing. Understanding where our work shines not only bolsters confidence, it also helps us build our strengths. 4. Let writers know how and where their work could be stronger. Please be courteous. This is a time to help our friends become even more amazing writers. 5. Please end your critique on an up note. Remember, it takes a lot of courage to put our creative efforts out there, so showing your support for fellow writers is always a good thing. The Zoom link below may change. Please check in here on the day of the event to get the latest link and password. Thank you. https://zoom.us/j/99406745525 password: 5Artz

Author's Workshop with Ned Barnett

Barnes & Noble

Ned Barnett will be hosting this meetup. Ned is a literary agent who has been in the Las Vegas Area for decades. Agenda: 1. 6:30 - 6:40 Introductions w/Ned 2. 6:40 - 7:20 Getting Published (Ned Barnett) 3. 7:20 - 7:30 Break 4. 7:30 - 8:30 Conversations with our members We will be switching our regular Wednesday night Meetups to the last Tuesday of each month, starting at the end of September.

Author's Workshop with Ned Barnett

Barnes & Noble

Ned Barnett will be hosting this meetup. Ned is a literary agent who has been in the Las Vegas Area for decades. Agenda: 1. 6:30 - 6:40 Introductions w/Ned 2. 6:40 - 7:20 Getting Published (Ned Barnett) 3. 7:20 - 7:30 Break 4. 7:30 - 8:30 Conversations with our members We will be switching our regular Wednesday night Meetups to the last Tuesday of each month, starting at the end of September.

Author's Workshop with Ned Barnett

Barnes & Noble

Ned Barnett will be hosting this meetup. Ned is a literary agent who has been in the Las Vegas Area for decades. Agenda: 1. 6:30 - 6:40 Introductions w/Ned 2. 6:40 - 7:20 Getting Published (Ned Barnett) 3. 7:20 - 7:30 Break 4. 7:30 - 8:30 Conversations with our members We will be switching our regular Wednesday night Meetups to the last Tuesday of each month, starting at the end of September.

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