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  • Saturday, March 23, 2019
  • Saturday, June 01, 2019
  • 3 sessions
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Saturday, June 01, 2019, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • 916 INK - 3301 37TH AVE, SACRAMENTO CA 95824
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  • Get an introduction to or learn more about the narrative structure of writing your story.
  • Learn to develop vibrant and dynamic characters.
  • Attend both workshops and receive a $5 discount.

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Emerging Writers — give your writing a boost with focused and affordable write-ins and workshops in 2019. SIT, LISTEN, WRITE! is a series of write-in workshops that aims to teach you craft in the morning and to give you time in the afternoon to write in a fun and judgement free atmosphere.

Writing Craft: The Starting Line for the Emerging Writer

When: Saturday, March 23, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where3301 37th Ave., Sacramento, CA 95824
Cost: $35 (includes Lunch)**

WORKSHOP LEADER:  Professor Michael Spurgeon is a published author, creative writing instructor at American River College and co-founder and organizer of Summerwords, an annual creative writing festival in Sacramento CA.

Developing Characters: How to Give Them Life, Soul & Depth

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where3301 37th Ave., Sacramento, CA 95824
Cost: $35 (includes Lunch)**

WORKSHOP LEADER: David Corbett is an award-winning novelist and author of acclaimed writer's reference The Art of Character.


More than Setting: Building Worlds For Your Characters in Any Genre

When: Saturday, June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Cost: $35 (includes Lunch)**

Workshop Leader: David Anthony Durham, winner of the John W. Campbell award and author of seven bestselling novels in the American Historical, Ancient Historical, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and superhero fiction genres.

David is a creative writing professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. He also writes for George RR Martin's Wild Cardsseries of collaborative novels. His multi-part stories appear in Fort Freak (Tor, 2011), Lowball (2014) and High Stakes (Tor, 2016). Take note -- you're sure to see David's work on your television screen as Fort Freak is coming to Hulu.

Limited seating at each write-in workshop.

* * Purchase one (1) registration get $5 off the second registration.

We are the Sacramento, California chapter of Sisters in Crime. We promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers.

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