This poetry workshop offers the overview of the history of haiku through insightful examples written originally in Japanese and English. The participants will be engaged in the appreciation of haiku craft through thought-provoking quizzes and exercises. Participants will also be invited to write new haiku and will leave the workshop with the inspiration to read, write, and enjoy this engaging form of poetry.
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Few people have a whole book in them, but everyone has life stories—moments of their lives, begging to be captured and shared. Author and publisher Susan Kammeraad-Campbell, creator of Storyboard America, will help you tap into your memories and creativity and show you how you can write your story one “pearl” at a time. Through innovative, often playful, methods developed by Kammeraad-Campbell, participants will be amazed at what percolates to the surface and onto the page.
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. Novelist and writing teacher and consultant Stephanie Austin Edwards will guide participants through making and maintaining a writing schedule; organizing documents and files for consistent easy access; formatting work for submission to editors, agents, and publishers; discussing book genres and manuscript lengths for publication; and sorting through the abundance of online help and software available.
This workshop is designed to educate the self published author on how to effectively manage the printing and distribution part of the publishing process by using IngramSpark. Covered in this session will be: What printing and distribution options are available to self-publishers; What the Advantages/Disadvantages of Using POD are to Bring Your Book to Market; Learn how POD works and how you can use it to reduce the financial investment needed to publish a book and more...