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Class cancelled for Sunday, February 14

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Due to the fast and furious snow that came on us this morning, Writing the Short Story will be cancelled for this afternoon. Students who cannot make the March 6th make-up session may schedule an individual, one-on-one class with the instructor (Angela Mitchell). No one ever likes to cancel a workshop (and we’ve got some…

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Class Cancelled for Wednesday, February 10

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Art of Writing the Very Short Story with Heather Luby will NOT MEET TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10 due to inclement weather. The class will be extended through Wednesday, March 2 to make up for tonight’s cancellation.

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Spring/Summer Preview

Monday, January 25, 2016

Already looking forward to warmer days? So are we, especially since it will bring with it several great seminars and workshops. Come April, we’ll offer a special daytime fiction workshop for those who work alternative schedules, are stay-at-home parents, retirees, or for whom a daytime offering is preferable. On Saturday, April 16, we’ll host a…

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Q&A with Heather Luby

Thursday, January 21, 2016

As our winter session approaches, we’re posting Q&As with our favorite instructors here at STLWW. If you’ve been considering signing up for The Art of Writing the Very Short Story, but wanted to know more about the instructor, Heather Luby, here’s your chance. Find a cuddly blanket and a hot cup of coffee (Heather would…

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Library Event with Denise Bogard & Kristina Blank Makansi

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Join STLWW authors Denise Bogard and Kristina Blank Makansi on Saturday, January 30 at 2PM at St. Louis County Library Headquarters (@ 1640 S. Lindbergh) for this special presentation: Are you a published author or do you aspire to be one? Join us for tips, advice, and answers to your questions from a panel of…

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All About Emily

Monday, January 11, 2016

I’ll admit, I’m an interview junky, especially when it comes to writers. I’m curious about what makes my favorite writers tick, and what motivates them (and challenges them) to get words down on paper. Starting with this first entry, we’ll be posting Q&As with our resident STLWW instructors, coaches, and editors, asking them a few…

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Why Workshop?

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Occasionally, I’m asked why a writer should bother herself with participating in a workshop. Isn’t it enough to simply have another reader–your spouse, your friend, a co-worker–read your work and tell you whether or not it’s good or bad? And shouldn’t a real writer know when she’s perfected her work without input from anyone else?…

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We’re almost ready!

Thursday, November 12, 2015

If you’ve been checking in on our website and waiting for registration to open for winter classes, gives us just a few more days. One more class on the subject of writing and marketing your poetry will be added shortly, then we’ll open the doors. If you are worried you’ll forget to check back and…

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Denise Bogard Reads at Left Bank Books

Monday, October 26, 2015

Join former STLWW director, Denise Bogard, as she reads from her much-anticipated first novel, The Middle Step, at Left Bank Books, Wednesday, November 18 at 7pm! Here’s a taste of The Middle Step: Lisa Harris, a white, suburban woman, finds herself in deep despair after a series of miscarriages and a failed marriage. Eager to embrace parenthood…

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