Make a Book Workshop
Sunday 26 November 2017
1 – 2 p.m.
120 Main Street
Come to Antidote Books for a chance to play with scissors and glue, not to mention beads and bright paper. In fun easy steps you’ll create your own book that you can then fill with thoughts, poems, quotations or to-do lists. Materials provided.
Time to Write Writers’ Retreat
Friday 21 September to Sunday 23 September 2018
Pinewoods Camp, Inc.
80 Cornish Field Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
Join us for a weekend of writing in the woods. You’ll have opportunities to critique each other’s work using guidelines that inspire constructive and positive suggestions. Evenings might include readings and games in front of the fire. Most of all, you will have plenty of time to write. Pinewoods is a beautiful rustic camp located in a 25-acre pine and beech forest between Long Pond and Round Pond in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Its cabins are mostly double occupancy with nearby modern toilets and showers. There are lots of trails for walking, two ponds for swimming, and the whisper of pine trees to inspire you.
Download attached pdf for more information & registration
Click here to download the Writers’ Retreat registration flyer
Putney Poetry Discussion Group
12N – 2 p.m.
120 Main Street
Each month we will meet to read and discuss the work of a poet. Open to all. No experience or preparation necessary. Copies of the poems are available. These casual discussions are a great way to expand your knowledge of and appreciation for poetry. Come and help us choose next month’s poet.
The poet for November 4 is James Wright. Come and help us choose next month’s poet.
Weekly Writing Prompt Service
Having trouble getting started? Need a deadline to motivate you? Sign up for Time to Write’s weekly writing prompt service and award-winning writer and teacher Barbara Morrison will email you a writing prompt every Friday. That gives you a week to respond to the prompt in any genre you desire: fiction, poetry, memoir, essay, etc. For an additional fee, email your work to Barbara by the following Thursday and she will send you a critique of your piece.
Prompt only: $5/month
Prompt and critique: $20/month. Sign up for a year and get one month free.
Begins Tuesday 16 January 2018
Then every Tuesday, 7-9 pm
Everyone has a story to tell. Whether you use fiction, poetry, memoir, or personal essay, this weekly workshop will help you better understand and appreciate how a story is put together and give you the tools to create your own. Using readings and guided writing sprints, we will explore techniques used in creative writing and practice applying them. There will be opportunities to critique each other’s work using guidelines that inspire constructive and positive suggestions. If you want to improve your writing, this workshop is for you. Appropriate for beginning and experienced writers.
Contact Barbara at firstname.lastname@example.org for location and pricing. Your first time is free. After that, you can pay as you go or sign up for a discount.
Half-Day Memoir Workshop
From Brain to Bookshelf: Maryland Writers’ Association Conference
Friday, 23 March 2018
BWI Airport Marriott
1743 W Nursery Rd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
More Information & Registration TBD
Many additional workshops, editors & agents at the full-day conference on Saturday 24 March 2018