Fundamentals for Writing a First Draft

Code: WC61005

Dates: October 19, 2019

Meets: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $55.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Whether you want to write a small- or large-scale project, this workshop will help you stop talking, start writing, and finish the first draft of any creative writing project. Explore methods to being accountable to your craft: overcome procrastination, find tools to build consistency in your writing practice, and understand what a “first draft” actually is, as well as the mental gymnastics needed to finish one. Bring pen and paper or a laptop. Writing exercises included!
Fee: $55.00

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Beth Goldner

Beth Goldner is the author of a short story collection (Wake) and a novel (The Number We End Up With), both published by Counterpoint Press. Her work was well received by the Boston Globe, Publishers Weekly, New York Times, Kirkus Review, Entertainment Weekly, and Orlando Sentinel. Her stories have appeared in a variety of literary journals, the Missouri Review, the Massachusetts Review, StoryQuarterly, among others. Her most recent publications have been in The Baltimore Review, Westview, and Northern Virginia Review (in press). She has been a guest lecturer at several conferences, including the University of Pennsylvania Writers Conference and the Montgomery County Community College Writers Conference. She has taught creative writing at Rosement College and Boise State University.



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