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Creative Writing Workshop
Need help with your writing? Join a diverse group of writers to explore writing principles and techniques. Our workshops provide learning, supportive analysis of each others’ work, and general discussion of all things writing. To join, please send me an email using the form at the bottom of this page so I can add you to the workshop email list. (This list is only used for workshop announcements.)
We meet from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on the second Monday of each month at the Essex Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library, 1110 Eastern Blvd, Essex, MD 21221. The library is operating under restricted hours due to the pandemic. When things return to normal, our meetings will run from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
Here are our upcoming dates and topics:
- November 15, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
- Join us for a special NaNoWriMo session! Work on your National Novel Writing Month project or any other work-in-progress. I’ll be available to offer coaching to anyone who needs it; otherwise, I’ll be writing alongside you.
- December 13, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
- Writing stronger scenes: As a group, we’ll edit in real time to see how to improve a story.
- January 10, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
- Writing stronger scenes: As a group, we’ll continue to edit in real time to see how to improve a story.
- February 3, 2022 – March 13, 2022
- I’ve been invited to collaborate with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) on a fiction writing workshop in conjunction with their upcoming art exhibition developed by students in the Exhibition Development Seminar (EDS). I’ll post more information as it becomes available.
The following events were recorded and can be accessed online.
- Fiction Fix Online, October 2021
- I join with five other authors to read excerpts from our works. My selection is the entire short story “Falling Star” from my collection The Realm of Tiny Giants.
- Meet the Authors (MtA) S1E6
- I talk with host Andrew Sweet about The Realm of Tiny Giants, my forthcoming novels, and various other subjects.
- Diabolic Shrimp’s 2021 Golden Shrimpy Award Show
- Weasel Words wins!
- Meet the Authors (MtA) S1E5
- Host Andrew Sweet interviews Daniel Martin (Althea’s Dreams) and myself.