Tag: memoir

Memoir and Personal Essay

Learn the techniques of creative nonfiction in this free 4-week class. Discover how writers use image and voice, scene, character, and setting in memoir and personal essay.

This is a virtual event. Contact dmoore@cals.org for more information.

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Memoir and Personal Essay

Learn the techniques of creative nonfiction in this free 4-week class. Discover how writers use image and voice, scene, character, and setting in memoir and personal essay.

This is a virtual event. Contact dmoore@cals.org for more information.

Register for Memoir and Personal Essay

Due to ongoing public health concerns,


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Creative Writing: Bringing Characters to Life

Do you struggle with writing authentic, complex, fully-realized characters? Learn how to bring your characters to life in this free writing class. Whether you are a beginning writer or someone who has been at it for a while, if you want to write believable characters, this class is for you.

This is a virtual class. 


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CALS Writing Circle Meeting: It’s a Writing Marathon!

Looking for a great excuse to stretch your creative muscles? Or maybe you need a way to get unstuck? Join us for a Saturday afternoon writing marathon guaranteed to spark and inspire. Writers of all stripes and experience level are welcome.

We’ll start with a one- or two-line Story Starter (ex: Icy fingers gripped my arm in the darkness).


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Publishing: A peek behind the curtain

Join multi-published author, Margaret Ethridge (aka Maggie Wells), as she shares her path to publication. In this session, Margaret will draw back the curtain and share with you the truth about the dreaded slush pile, how to write a query letter that can help you stand out in the crowd, and lead a discussion on the ins and outs of navigating author/agent/editor/publisher relationships.

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Memoir and Personal Essay

Learn the techniques of creative nonfiction in this free 4-week class. Discover how writers use image and voice, scene, character, and setting in memoir and personal essay.

This is a virtual event. Contact dmoore@cals.org for more information.

Register for Memoir and Personal Essay

Due to ongoing public health concerns,


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Memoir and Personal Essay

Learn the techniques of creative nonfiction in this free 4-week class. Discover how writers use image and voice, scene, character, and setting in memoir and personal essay.

This is a virtual event. Contact dmoore@cals.org for more information.

Register for Memoir and Personal Essay

Due to ongoing public health concerns,


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Creative Writing: Finding Focus

Learn to write from a place of visual, mental focus. Practical tools and exercises to help you find interesting subjects, learn to write what you see in your mind’s eye, and develop good writing habits. Includes three free writing projects.

email dmoore@cals.org to attend.


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