4/3 WORKSHOP: "Setting that Works" with author John Byrne Barry
The best setting is more than a pretty, or gritty description. It’s lean and strong, because it’s working two or more jobs—pushing your story along, helping us get to know your protagonist better. Join us for Setting That Works on April 3rd at WeWork (2201 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612). In this hands-on workshop, John Byrne Barry, author of Wasted: Murder in the Recycle Berkeley Yard, and Bones in the Wash: Politics is Tough. Family is Tougher, will review the different ways setting can strengthen your story, and lead a writing exercise putting what we learn into action.
October 1 Workshop: Radio Days with Barry Boland
Back by popular demand! Radio personality Barry Boland talks about how writers can provide free content for the media by promoting their books. "Your voice is like a book jacket," says Boland, and listeners will form a rapid impression of you and your work within a few minutes. This workshop will help you understand the medium, and improve your vocal delivery and chances for success. During ...