Write to be Read with Alissa Johnson
October 7, 9:00 am-3:00 pm
This one-day workshop is perfect for writers with works-in-progress, from memoirs and novels to short stories and essays, who want to grow the quality of their writing.
Award-winning writer and WritingStrides founder Alissa Johnson will help you transform your writing so that readers feel like they’re experiencing the stories for themselves. She’ll cover some of the most common mistakes she sees in writing styles and the qualities that will make your writing stand out, from strong point of view to quality descriptions and believable characters. Writers are invited to bring their work in progress. Includes lecture, discussion, plenty of writing time and the opportunity to share. Alissa Johnson is a nationally published and award-winning writer whose work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Dirt Rag Magazine, and the Aifé literary magazine among other publications. Her first short story publication is forthcoming in The Master's Review. She is associate editor at the Crested Butte News and her writing has won awards from the Colorado Press Association and FundsForWriters. She holds an MFA in Creative and Professional Writing from Western Connecticut State University (WCSU). Learn more at www.writingstrides.com. This class will run 9 am to 3 pm with a 1/2 hour lunch break. Registration for this class is $80.