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Event by Pat Conroy Literary Center


Thursday February 17, 2022; 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Zoom.
Limited to 15 participants

“Chunk, Sneak, Bribe (a little)” guides you through the challenges of undertaking a long journey of writing. A two-hour hybrid interactive workshop for those working on a memoir or other long writing project.

Topics include:

  • Selecting a writing critique group
  • Breaking up the project, tackling one bit at a time
  • Using literary journals, writer’s conferences, and other outlets for motivation and feedback along the way.
  • Learning to “sneak up on yourself” with new strategies when the topic looks overwhelming.
  • Scheduling regular rewards and other markers for getting your work done.
  • Using “Peak Performance” principles from management training gurus and Olympic athletes to guide your project.

Learn more and register at

This workshop will be held as an online video conference call through Zoom. Details for joining the video call will be provided to all participating writers after registering.

Website: Facebook Event Page

About our instructor:

Estelle Ford WilliamsonEstelle Ford-Williamson is author of two prizewinning novels, Rising Fawn and Abbeville Farewell, as well as a co-written memoir, Seed of South Sudan, with Majok Marier.

She has also published stories in numerous literary journals. Early in her work life, she was a reporter for UPI, then acquired a master’s degree in psychology, using it as a management training consultant and career advisor. She designed and performed workshops for companies in 16 states, and counseled individuals on career directions.

This program and others like this would not be possible without your financial help for which, as always, Pat Conroy Literary Center gratefully thanks you.
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