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July 2018
$65

Pro Strategies for Organizing & Editing Your Work (Teen/College Workshop)

07/11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Note: This workshop is Session 1 of Practical Writing for Students/Graduates: July 11-13, 2018 Date: Wednesday, July 11 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Best for: Rising HS Juniors, Seniors, Early College Students (Non-English Majors) Goals:  Learn to write college entrance essays, academic papers, and other pieces more efficiently, with less stress. I will offer practical, tried-and-true advice—gleaned from both my fiction and business writing experience—to help you get organized and work faster. I will also provide a tips and tools for editing…

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$65

Beginner’s Guide to Resumes & Cover Letters (Teen/College Workshop)

07/12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Note: This workshop is Session 2 of Practical Writing for Students/Graduates: July 11-13, 2018 Date: Thursday, July 12 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Best for: Rising HS Juniors, Seniors, College Students (All Majors), Recent Grads Goals:  Your first resumes and cover letters are often the hardest to create. As a professional writer and former Human Resources manager, I can help you craft polished, professional materials that will impress future employers and graduate schools. Please bring: Current resume (if you have one) or…

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$65

Basic Business Communication Skills (Teen/College Workshop)

07/13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Note: This workshop is Session 3 of Practical Writing for Students/Graduates: July 11-13, 2018 Date: Friday, July 13 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Best for: Rising HS Juniors, Seniors, College Students (All Majors), Recent Grads Goals: Learn to write effective emails, PowerPoint presentations, query letters, proposals and other written communications – whether you are applying for a job, requesting a professor’s recommendation, or planning a meeting. Please bring: Pad, notebook and/or device (laptop/iPad, etc.) Bottle of water, snack if desired To Register: Click…

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$150

Teen Creative Writing Mini-Residency: July 16-18

07/16 @ 8:00 am - 07/18 @ 12:00 pm

For aspiring young authors who want a taste of professional writers’ workshops, or to prepare for the experience of college-level creative writing courses. Date:               Monday - Wednesday, July 16-18 Time:              9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Best for:         Rising HS Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors   Goals:   Get experience reading your creative work aloud to peers in a workshop environment and get feedback from a professional author. Learn to give and receive constructive creative feedback, and explore the benefits…

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$115

Writing a Killer College Essay: July 28 (Teen Workshop

07/28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get a jump-start on college application season by mastering the art of the powerful, effective personal essay. Date: Saturday, July 28 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Best for: Rising HS Juniors & Seniors Goals: Practice brainstorming ideas, responding to common essay questions and organizing your thoughts to wow college admissions teams. Learn how emotion and empathy are key to compelling essays. Create an outline for a sample topic and a strong opening paragraph. Prepare a series of idea cards to help you respond…

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August 2018

Page Pairings – M. Judson Bookstore

08/27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

I'll be at M. Judson Bookstore in late August for their wonderful Page Pairings event, which combines two of my favorite things (books and wine). What could be better? More details coming soon!

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