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Workshops and Retreats in 2015    

For Writers of Fiction and Memoir unless specified

Location:  Bath, Maine            Register early—space is limited

Fee for each workshop:  $50     

Fee includes refreshments and lunch

March 14
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Staying Out of the Rejection Pile--This workshop is no longer available.  Contact Elizabeth to be put on a waiting list.

You will discover how to avoid common manuscript errors, attract the attention of agents and editors, and take your writing to an advanced level.
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March 28
9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Setting and Description:  A Believable World of People, Places, and Events

This workshop will focus on the many aspects of description and setting and will answer the important question: too much or too little?

April 4
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
April 5
9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Crafting Dynamic, Compelling Characters, Part I
Crafting Dynamic, Compelling Characters, Part II

You could have the best story line in the world, but it won't float unless you create or portray characters that the readers care about.

April 18
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Crafting Beginnings, Middles, and Endings
For Fiction Writers only

Focus is on different ways to begin, guidelines to follow throughout the middle, and a memorable end.


May 9
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Crafting Compelling Dialogue—When, What, and How?

Whether you wish to craft compelling dialogue in fiction or report words spoken in a memoir, you need to decide when your character should talk and when should she say it.

June 22—27
Six days 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
An Intensive Writing Retreat for Writers of Fiction and Memoir

Location:  Bath, Maine--Limited to six participants who must pre-register
Fee, includes lunch daily, $350
Accommodation for seven nights--including breakfast and dinner--$550

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March 14
No longer available


March 28



April 4-5