Revise for Publication CWC Workshop

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CALIFORNIA WRITERS CLUB–BERKELEY BRANCH Saturday, November 8, 2014. 10am  to 1pm. So you want to be published?  It’s been said that after the wild creative outpouring, the real writing happens in the art of revision.  Your best chance of attracting readers is through a strong “re-seeing” of your work, to craft the work so it appeals to readers of all stripes. Writers who learn to love revision are more likely to write publishable work that wins readers and leads to deeper satisfaction in the writer’s craft. This workshop will help any writer with the goal of publication learn to demystify key areas of revision, from the micro to the macro.  You can learn to enjoy revision by breaking it down … Read More

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Guest Teacher: Amy McElroy. Luscious Language & Memoir Fundamentals!

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I’m excited to announce a guest-teacher here at Write Livelihood. In her own words, I introduce Amy McElroy, writer, teacher and editor. Follow the link below her introduction to take one of two fabulous classes in January. Early-bird specials through December 20th, 2013. * * * Amy McElroy writes: I believe in truth. Things like trees and nature and children, especially toddlers who waddle around like tiny fountains of truth. But, I believe in kindness, too.  Toddlers tell the white, blunt truth, but it usually comes with a kiss. But, most of all I believe in honesty and integrity. If you’re looking for a writing teacher or editor who gives it to you straight, even if that means sometimes you have … Read More

JordanGuest Teacher: Amy McElroy. Luscious Language & Memoir Fundamentals!