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A Day of Writing Workshops, Author Panels & Community-Building
at Dairy Arts Center
Saturday, August 17th, 2019
Noon-7pm

LEAP


12:00- 12:30 CHECK IN

12:30- 12:45 WELCOME

12:50- 2:05 WORKSHOP I: GETTING STARTED

• Identifying and testing ideas for your narrative; your first page 

*Fiction: character & plot / Non-Fiction: inciting incidents & moments of change / Poetry: how voice emerges/ Children’s Lit: first sentence magic

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2:15- 3:00 PANEL I: WRITING CRAFT – TIPS, MYTHS &
HAPPY ACCIDENTS

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3:10- 4:25 WORKSHOP II: BUILDING IT

• Illuminating the dynamism of writing’s essential components

*Fiction: narrative passage & active scene / Non-Fiction: context & interior moment / Poetry: working with shape & meaning/ Children’s Lit: finding the “event” in every scene

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4:35- 5:20 PANEL II: WRITING LIFE – BREWING COFFEE & COURTING MAGIC

5:30 CLOSING REMARKS

5:45- 7:00 COCKTAIL SOCIAL