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Creative Nonfiction 1 Writing Class

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January 5th- February 23th, 2009

Violeta Garcia-Mendoza will be offering a 7-week online workshop for beginning to intermediate creative nonfiction writers. If you want to explore creative nonfiction writing, develop your voice, and go deeper into your craft, this encouraging and inspiring workshop is the place for you!

This online workshop will give you the opportunity to explore and escape into creative nonfiction writing from anywhere in the world with internet access, according to your own schedule.

Lecture topics will include:

* Selecting literary influences
* Mining obsessions
* Turning fleeting moments into lasting writing
* Exploring the tension of tenses
* Fiction techniques for creative nonfiction
* Finding your voice through editing
* Tips for placing your pieces

Cost is $200 and may be paid in installments, if necessary. Class size is limited. For more information, visit TurnPeoplePurple, or to register, please contact Violeta.


Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.


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