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2016 Writers’ League of Texas Summer Writing Retreat

July 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - July 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

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The 2016 Writers’ League of Texas Summer Writing Retreat will be held July 17-22 at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, the perfect summer escape. There’s something truly special and one of a kind about the stunning landscape of mountainous West Texas — not to mention the refreshing afternoon showers and cool summer evenings — that inspires writers to commune with each other and their natural surroundings and to, most importantly, dig deep and hone their craft.

During this six-day retreat, five intensive writing workshops (LISTED BELOW) will be taught simultaneously by five experienced instructors (all writers with extensive craft and publishing credentials), offering a unique opportunity for participants to enjoy an intimate class setting during the day and a larger group dynamic outside of the classroom throughout the week. Open to all genres and categories within fiction, non-fiction, memoir and poetry, with classes appropriate for both beginners and more seasoned writers, this retreat is singular in its focus, its emphasis on community, and its very special location.

REVISION: The Confident Revision: A Roadmap for the Editing Process with Charlotte Gullick

NONFICTION: Capturing Real Life: Long-Form Narrative in a Short-Form World with Michael Hall

MEMOIR: Finding the Hidden Narrative: Turning Experience Into Compelling Memoir with Donna Johnson (and Kirk Wilson)

FICTION: The Craft of Fiction: Strategies for Plot, Character, Setting, Dialogue, and Structure with Michael Noll (and Stephanie Noll)

POETRY: Something Bold, Something New: Best Poetry Exercises from a Decade of the Summer Writing Retreat with Scott Wiggerman

Details

Start:
July 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
End:
July 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

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