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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 OPEN!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

After a couple of months of fast and furious preparation, our three workshops are OPEN for registration! I’m very excited to be teaching Writing the Short Story, in which participants will receiving guided, constructive critiques to make their stories better and better. If you’ve been wondering about the growing genre called “flash fiction,” make plans…

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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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Revival at STLWW!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Coming this winter, the St. Louis Writers Workshop will be making its return with offerings in short story, flash fiction, and poetry writing workshops. We’re working out all the important details, so visit again soon to reserve your seat. And if you’re not already on our email list, fill out our contact form and we’ll…

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