Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Self-Publishing Workshop

Bailiwick Workshops LLC, which offers unique continuing education workshops in the Oshkosh area, is sponsoring a self-publishing workshop, Publishing 101, at 5:30 Tuesday, August 11. Cost is $15.

Class description: You did it. You finally finished the manuscript that's been inside you for oh so long. Now what? For some writers, self-publishing is the way to go. Learn the ins and outs of self-publishing and promotion, print-on demand, and personal publishing in this workshop for new writers

For more information and/or to register for this or other workshops, please click here.

Next Meeting

Just a reminder that the Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 20, in the lower level meeting room of the Oshkosh Public Library. Hope to see you there!

For more information, please email oawc@aol.com.

Monday, June 15, 2009

School of the Arts

During the week of July 19–24, 2009, UW-Madison Department of Continuing Education offers the School of the Arts in Rhinelander. This week-long event in the beautiful north woods offers classes in many different subjects, including writing.

Writing courses include:

Appreciation of Fiction
Beginning Poetry: Using All Six Senses to Write
Building Fiction: Where to Start and How to Keep it Going
Creating a Joyful Journal - only 3 spots left
Creating Conflict with Dialogue
Dive Deep and Bring Your Best Fiction to the Surface - This class is full
From Notebook to New Work: A Journaling Workshop
Making the Poetic Leap: A Poetry Workshop - only 4 spots left
Playwriting Lab for Writers
Plotting Your Theme
Poetry and Performance
Poetry Books: Chapbook Process
Poetry as Peace Maker - session 1: only one spot left
Poetry Critiques with Literary Journal Editor - only 4 spots left
Poetry Without Tears
Screenwriting: Revolutionize your Storytelling - only 3 spots left
Scene and Setting: They Sell Your Fiction for You
The Root of Powerful Fiction: A Character’s Fatal Flaw and Transformational Arc - only 2 spots left
Theatre Lessons for Short Story Writers

For class descriptions, fees and registration information, please click here.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

WRWA 2009 Conference

The Fall 2009 Wisconsin Regional Writer's Association Conference is Sept. 25-27 at the Holiday Inn, Eau Claire. Featured speakers are Cassie Hansen, Jean Feraca, John Lehman, Greg Peck, Barb Poelle and Eva Apelqvist.Fee is $75 for non-members; daily fees also available. For more information, please click here.

Monday, June 08, 2009

2009 Wisconsin Christian Writers Conference

Registration for the 2009 Wisconsin Writers Conference opened June 1st. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Walnut Bible Hill Church in Baraboo; cost is $25. For more information, please click here.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Meeting Reminder - June 6th

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, in the lower level meeting room of the Oshkosh Public Library. Bob B. is the Spotlight Author and the writing prompt is "Three witches blew over."

For more information, write oawc@aol.com or call 231-6182.