Thursday, August 23, 2007

A Writer's Gathering 2007 - Saint Joseph's College - September 22, 2007

Saint Joseph's College will be hosting the first annual A Writer's Gathering 2007 on Saturday, September 22, 2007 in Rensselaer, Indiana in cooperation with Prairie Writer's Guild. This is billed as a day of inspirational speakers, writing workshops and the opportunity to network with fellow writers from around the state.

Susan Neville, who teaches writing at Butler University and is the author of Sailing the Inland Sea: On Writing, Literature, and Land, will be the keynote speaker.

Breakout sessions will be conducted by Brian "Fox" Ellis, Fred Berger, W.K. Buckley, John Groppe, Charles Kerlin, Maia Kingman, Bree Dunscombe and Scott Greeson. Breakout session topics are:

Storytelling Basics
Write Where You're At!
How A Poem Gets Started (or "Found")
Writing Fiction: A Mini Workshop
The Dynamics of the Sentence: Grammar and Poetry
An Introduction to Feature Writing
Why Writers Should Blog
The Mythic Approach To Screenwriting

Costs are $50 for the full-day gathering, meals and snacks. All sessions will be held in the Core Building. Take the main entrance to the curve to the right. Parking lot will be on your left.

To register, or for more information, you should contact Connie Kingman (

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