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August, 2022

Wednesday
17
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Thursday
18
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Thursday
18
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
19
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Saturday
20
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Saturday
20
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Small, friendly critique group focusing on fiction. All genres welcome. Meets on the third Saturday of each month in the first-floor meeting room at the Monroeville Public Library.
Sunday
21
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Monday
22
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Tuesday
23
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Wednesday
24
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Thursday
25
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Thursday
25
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It's the LAST Thursday of the month, not the four despite the name. Meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Cafe at the Settler's Ridge Barnes & Noble. The discussion topic is open to anything writing or publishing-related, but if you have a specific topic in mind, please email host Annette Dashofy.
Thursday
25
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
26
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Saturday
27
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Sunday
28
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Monday
29
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Tuesday
30
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.
Wednesday
31
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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Conflict is the engine that drives a story forward, whether it is external (character versus society) or internal (character versus self). Conflict propels the narrative through character development or a sequence of events known as the plot. Using character development, dialogue, and exposition, conflict should be buried within in the narration and allowed to resurface like land mines in the course of the story. However, writers must be careful not to bury these kernels too deeply, stifling the reader and stalemating their storytelling process.

September, 2022

Thursday
1
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Thursday
1
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
2
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Saturday
3
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Sunday
4
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Monday
5
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Tuesday
6
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Tuesday
6
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We’ll have dinner (paid for on your own/you pay for dinner), chat, share our happy writing news, and then read our chosen writing aloud for the group.
(we will perform a trial run of a hybrid option, meaning those of you who cannot attend in person may be able to listen in to the readings via Zoom, which will only work if the restaurant's WiFi will stream the video smoothly.)
Wednesday
7
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Wednesday
7
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Work (up to five pages) to be critiqued is emailed to the group at least one week prior to the meeting, pasted into the body of the email, not attached. Print the critiqued texts and bring it with you to the meeting for discussion. The meeting is held on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 pm at Panera’s.
Thursday
8
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Thursday
8
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Consisting of eight members writing shorts, flashes, novels, meets on the second Thursday of the month on Zoom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The group is currently at full capacity but is accepting candidates for a waitlist.
Thursday
8
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
9
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Saturday
10
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Sunday
11
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Monday
12
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Tuesday
13
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Wednesday
14
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Wednesday
14
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Meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6 pm at Panera’s in the Chartiers Valley Shopping Center. Writers of fiction, nonfiction, and at any skill level are welcome. We review one person's work each month. Work to be critiqued is sent least a week in advance. The group is currently full, but they keep a waitlist.
Thursday
15
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Thursday
15
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
16
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Saturday
17
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Saturday
17
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Small, friendly critique group focusing on fiction. All genres welcome. Meets on the third Saturday of each month in the first-floor meeting room at the Monroeville Public Library.
Sunday
18
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Monday
19
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Tuesday
20
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Wednesday
21
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Thursday
22
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Thursday
22
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
23
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Saturday
24
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Sunday
25
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Monday
26
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Tuesday
27
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Wednesday
28
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Thursday
29
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.
Thursday
29
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It's the LAST Thursday of the month, not the four despite the name. Meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Cafe at the Settler's Ridge Barnes & Noble. The discussion topic is open to anything writing or publishing-related, but if you have a specific topic in mind, please email host Annette Dashofy.
Thursday
29
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
30
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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There is no money in Poetry, unless you go the singer/songwriter or lyricist route, so this isn‘t going to set you up for fame and fortune. But poetry and poetics, with their emphasis on the sound of words and the slipperiness of meaning, are important elements in any piece of writing.

October, 2022

Saturday
1
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Sunday
2
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Monday
3
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Tuesday
4
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Tuesday
4
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Special guest, author Hilary Hauck, discusses how to schedule, plan, and deliver engaging local author events to grow your audience and sell your books (place/format TBA)
Wednesday
5
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Wednesday
5
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Work (up to five pages) to be critiqued is emailed to the group at least one week prior to the meeting, pasted into the body of the email, not attached. Print the critiqued texts and bring it with you to the meeting for discussion. The meeting is held on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 pm at Panera’s.
Thursday
6
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
More Info
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Thursday
6
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
7
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Saturday
8
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Saturday
8
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An entire Saturday of workshops, networking, and camaraderie. Check out the entire schedule below. Lunch included. Make sure to check out the extras listed at the bottom of the schedule.
(Workshops, presenters, and schedule subject to change.)
Sunday
9
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Monday
10
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Tuesday
11
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Wednesday
12
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Wednesday
12
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Meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6 pm at Panera’s in the Chartiers Valley Shopping Center. Writers of fiction, nonfiction, and at any skill level are welcome. We review one person's work each month. Work to be critiqued is sent least a week in advance. The group is currently full, but they keep a waitlist.
Thursday
13
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Thursday
13
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Consisting of eight members writing shorts, flashes, novels, meets on the second Thursday of the month on Zoom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The group is currently at full capacity but is accepting candidates for a waitlist.
Thursday
13
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
14
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Saturday
15
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Saturday
15
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Small, friendly critique group focusing on fiction. All genres welcome. Meets on the third Saturday of each month in the first-floor meeting room at the Monroeville Public Library.
Sunday
16
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Monday
17
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Tuesday
18
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Wednesday
19
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Thursday
20
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Thursday
20
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
21
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Saturday
22
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Sunday
23
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Monday
24
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Tuesday
25
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Wednesday
26
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Thursday
27
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Thursday
27
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It's the LAST Thursday of the month, not the four despite the name. Meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Cafe at the Settler's Ridge Barnes & Noble. The discussion topic is open to anything writing or publishing-related, but if you have a specific topic in mind, please email host Annette Dashofy.
Thursday
27
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
28
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Saturday
29
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Sunday
30
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.
Monday
31
This class will take place on an IO group with possible Zoom lessons in addition.
8:00 AM
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When you sit down to write your novel do you jump right in and see where the story takes you? Or do you spend months working out every aspect of each character and scene before typing the first line? Most writers fall somewhere between the two. In this four-week workshop we’ll take the best of both pantser and plotter and combine them into a simpler way to structure your novel, which will keep your story focused without losing any creative freedom.

November, 2022

Tuesday
1
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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If your flash fiction piece from Timons‘s 2020 workshop ran a little too long, or your novel never got past the first scene, this may be the workshop for you. The sweet spot for magazine publication is the under-5K short story length. This course will focus on the non-flash part of that range, and on sharpening your short story skills.
We will write bits of stories in the exercises, rather than taking on a full story all the time. The idea is to fill your notebook with parts of future projects.
There will also be opportunities to send a finished piece (of the 2K-5K length) to the Instructor for critique.
Tuesday
1
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Topic: TBA
Wednesday
2
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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If your flash fiction piece from Timons‘s 2020 workshop ran a little too long, or your novel never got past the first scene, this may be the workshop for you. The sweet spot for magazine publication is the under-5K short story length. This course will focus on the non-flash part of that range, and on sharpening your short story skills.
We will write bits of stories in the exercises, rather than taking on a full story all the time. The idea is to fill your notebook with parts of future projects.
There will also be opportunities to send a finished piece (of the 2K-5K length) to the Instructor for critique.
Wednesday
2
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Work (up to five pages) to be critiqued is emailed to the group at least one week prior to the meeting, pasted into the body of the email, not attached. Print the critiqued texts and bring it with you to the meeting for discussion. The meeting is held on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 pm at Panera’s.
Thursday
3
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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If your flash fiction piece from Timons‘s 2020 workshop ran a little too long, or your novel never got past the first scene, this may be the workshop for you. The sweet spot for magazine publication is the under-5K short story length. This course will focus on the non-flash part of that range, and on sharpening your short story skills.
We will write bits of stories in the exercises, rather than taking on a full story all the time. The idea is to fill your notebook with parts of future projects.
There will also be opportunities to send a finished piece (of the 2K-5K length) to the Instructor for critique.
Thursday
3
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All Members are welcome. Work-in-progress up to 12 pages must be emailed ahead.
Friday
4
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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If your flash fiction piece from Timons‘s 2020 workshop ran a little too long, or your novel never got past the first scene, this may be the workshop for you. The sweet spot for magazine publication is the under-5K short story length. This course will focus on the non-flash part of that range, and on sharpening your short story skills.
We will write bits of stories in the exercises, rather than taking on a full story all the time. The idea is to fill your notebook with parts of future projects.
There will also be opportunities to send a finished piece (of the 2K-5K length) to the Instructor for critique.
Saturday
5
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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If your flash fiction piece from Timons‘s 2020 workshop ran a little too long, or your novel never got past the first scene, this may be the workshop for you. The sweet spot for magazine publication is the under-5K short story length. This course will focus on the non-flash part of that range, and on sharpening your short story skills.
We will write bits of stories in the exercises, rather than taking on a full story all the time. The idea is to fill your notebook with parts of future projects.
There will also be opportunities to send a finished piece (of the 2K-5K length) to the Instructor for critique.
Sunday
6
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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If your flash fiction piece from Timons‘s 2020 workshop ran a little too long, or your novel never got past the first scene, this may be the workshop for you. The sweet spot for magazine publication is the under-5K short story length. This course will focus on the non-flash part of that range, and on sharpening your short story skills.
We will write bits of stories in the exercises, rather than taking on a full story all the time. The idea is to fill your notebook with parts of future projects.
There will also be opportunities to send a finished piece (of the 2K-5K length) to the Instructor for critique.
Monday
7
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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If your flash fiction piece from Timons‘s 2020 workshop ran a little too long, or your novel never got past the first scene, this may be the workshop for you. The sweet spot for magazine publication is the under-5K short story length. This course will focus on the non-flash part of that range, and on sharpening your short story skills.
We will write bits of stories in the exercises, rather than taking on a full story all the time. The idea is to fill your notebook with parts of future projects.
There will also be opportunities to send a finished piece (of the 2K-5K length) to the Instructor for critique.
Tuesday
8
All Pennwriters Courses are conducted on the Groups.io platform. Courses are run on this discussion
8:00 AM
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