Writing Craft and Critique—final workshops of 2017

Writers Read offers creative writing workshops in Fallbrook for beginning and seasoned writers, because writing is not for sissies—it’s for everyone!

 

Writing Craft and Critique—final two workshops of the year

 

Fallbrook writers group

Writing Craft and Critique is a five-week workshop that blends writing craft with read and critique. To accommodate demand, there will be two workshops, offered at two distinct times (see below).

In Writing Craft and Critique, you will use your experiences—real and imagined—as a platform for practicing the basics of creative writing and improving your writing craft.

Whether fiction or creative nonfiction, you’ll be writing about remembered moments and scenes inspired by writing prompts, while exploring plot, setting, character and dialogue.

You’ll also share your writing projects with the group and learn from each other through guided read and critique.

This workshop is limited to six people.

Fee: $80, paid in advance to confirm registration

Dates (see two time options below): Five Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28 and November 4

Workshop 1 time: From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Workshop 2 time: From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Location: K-B’s home in Fallbrook.

To register: Contact K-B at kbgressitt@gmail.com or call 760-522-1064.

NOTE: Both workshops will meet on the same five dates, workshop 1 in the morning and workshop 2 in the afternoon.

Advance registration payment is refundable if registration is cancelled by October 2.

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Workshop Facilitator

Kit-Bacon Gressitt has an MFA in Creative Writing, with an emphasis in narrative nonfiction, and has taught Women’s Studies in the Cal State University system. Her narrative nonfiction manuscript, In Search of Ada, is represented by Amanda Annis at Trident Media Group, and she’s working on a fiction project. An award-winning feminist columnist for the North County Times, she also wrote book reviews and author features for the paper, until the Union-Trib gobbled it up. Kit-Bacon’s political fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction have been published or are forthcoming in Publishers WeeklyDucts magazine, Not My President: the Anthology of Dissent,  The Missing Slate, Trivia: Feminist Voices, Ms. Magazine blog, San Diego Poetry Annual, New Moon Girl Media, San Diego Uptown News, San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, American University’s iVory Towerz, and others, and she’s a founding editor of Writers Resist. K-B has taught writing workshops for ten years, and she teaches writing as a volunteer at Vallecitos School, in Rainbow. She has received awards for her writing from Chiron Review, Greater Los Angeles Press Club and the California Newspaper Publishers Association; she was a national finalist in the Kentucky Writers Fellowship, 2016; she received two Poets & Writers grants in 2016;  and her feminist commentary was submitted for a Pulitzer Prize. Alas, she didn’t win it.

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