Category Archives: workshop

WRITERS WORKSHOP

   Twice a year I lead a writer’s workshop. The locale is so beautiful this time of the year that sightseeing is on the agenda of those who attend, so some of them plan on spending either Friday or Saturday … Continue reading

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Workshop Reveals Ideas

Twice a year I hold a workshop at Ozark Folkways. Attendance has mushroomed since we first began doing this. Saturday, Sept. 26 we arrived with an enrollment of 25, but two fell out because something came up, so I had … Continue reading

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After a Workshop

Saturday’s workshop on writing memoirs and other family stories went very well. With 14 in attendance, I had my hands full. It helped that they were all attentive and eager to interact in all facets of the workshop. We began … Continue reading

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Thought today I’d post an announcement for my April 25 workshop on top of beautiful Winslow Mountain in the Boston Mountains of the Ozarks. We always have a great time at these workshops, which I give twice a year, and … Continue reading

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Workshop/Ozark Legends Make Great Stories

Conducting workshops is probably one of the most enjoyable tasks a writer performs. Being such a showoff, I’ve never had trouble speaking to large groups. And it’s especially fun to tell people what to do and how to do it. … Continue reading

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