Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Ongoing Writers Workshop in Lewisburg

Event: Building a Community of Influence
Date: October 15, 2008 06:30PM
Location: Carnegie Hall, 105 Church Street, Lewisburg, WV, United States

Description: Writer and poet Tim Armentrout will be leading a writing workshop at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday nights, October through December from 6:30 to 8:30.

Here's the course description:

What is a voice? How do we use it? Who, or what, has influenced its development? Commonly we carry around the stereotype of the writer as being reclusive, perhaps even half crazy. Someone who rarely ventures out into society for positive reason. For instance, the figure of Edgar Allen Poe, sad, addicted, alone. In this course, we will seek to challenge those ideas, .. I'll be leading a writing workshop on Wednesday nights, October through December from 6:30 to 8:30. Here's the course description:

What is a voice? How do we use it? Who, or what, has influenced its development? Commonly we carry around the stereotype of the writer as being reclusive, perhaps even half crazy. Someone who rarely ventures out into society for positive reason. For instance, the figure of Edgar Allen Poe, sad, addicted, alone. In this course, we will seek to challenge those ideas, to create a new perception of the writer as one who is in collaboration with everything, to question whether one can ever be truly alone, and eventually build a functioning community of influence where students will foster the growth of their own writing through the construction of a local reading series.

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