Do you write short fiction, personal essays, or poetry? The important question is - What's In Your Writing Folder?
Come spend one week writing at the John C. Campbell Folk School during the specific week of August 22, 2010.
WRITING: WHAT’S IN YOUR WRITING FOLDER? Nancy Simpson, Writing Instructor.
CLASS DESCRIPTION: Pull out your writing folder, whether filled with stories, poems, essays or almost empty, and come write what you want. This class will trigger new writing and will keep you on track and moving toward the finish. Get encouraging feedback from your instructor and classmates. How and where to publish will also be discussed. All levels welcome.
Each student will have time to work on an individual writing project, such as to assemble a collection of poems, essays or stories for publication. A list of magazines and chapbook and book presses will be given.
If you live in the Appalachian mountain area, ask for 1/2 discount.
Preregister at 1 800 FOLK-SCH
You will be asked to bring a sample of your writing to read to the class as a way of introducing yourself. The class begins on Sunday and ends at noon on Friday.
Each student will have a writing station with computer and printer access. The focus of the class will be on short story, personal essay and poetry. There will be class time and private time for you to write. There will be time to share your writing with others. The class will give a reading for the school at the end of the week.