Workshop: Who Do You Listen To? Building a Successful Writing Partnership
October 19, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Workshop leaders: novelists Bren McClain and J.C. Sasser
As a writer, how do you sift through all of the noise to find feedback that resonates? As a reader, how do you provide feedback that matters?
Workshop: Tapping Your Creative Genius: A Workshop for Fostering Inspiration
October 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop leader: Creativity coach, poet, and artist Susan Madison
We are each born with unique gifts. As a result, we have individual opportunities and responsibilities to share our gifts with others in meaningful ways. Learning to recognize and nurture one’s idiosyncratic talents can lead to a lifetime of inspiration and focused creativity in writing or other arts.
Workshop: Tell Me a Story… in Verse: The Continuing Appeal of Narrative Poetry
October 20, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Workshop Leaders: Hard Lines: Rough South Poetry editor Daniel Cross Turner and poets Kate Daniels, Ray McManus, and Adam Vines.
This poetry-writing workshop features three of the best writers—and teachers—of poetry across the contemporary South: Kate Daniels, Ray McManus, and Adam Vines. They will help participants learn how to tell a story… in verse.
Workshop: Writing and Illustrating for the Children’s Book Market
October 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop leader: Melissa Conroy
Have you ever thought about writing a children’s book? Or illustrating one? How hard can it be to create a successful 32-page picture book? Let’s find out.
Workshop: Creative Organization for Writers
October 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Workshop leader: Stephanie Austin Edwards
Finding time for writing is a challenge for many, so let’s learn to make the most of limited time through being better organized for creativity. This class offers productivity advice and tools on how to get started and keep going for maximum creative flow and minimum technical frustration.
Workshop: Book Publishing & Marketing – An Insider’s Guide
October 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop Leader: Editing, marketing, and representation consultant Rockelle Henderson
You’ve written a book! Now what? Rockelle Henderson, a New York publishing insider and founder of the Bluffton Book Festival will outline the steps toward publishing successfully among today’s many options. This workshop will teach writers how to position their books for the appropriate target audience by first understanding and committing to that audience.