Are you an aspiring writer?

Are you an aspiring writer?
Posted on 03/04/2019
Get the tools needed to submit your short story or poem for publication in a four-week workshop, taught by 805 editor Julieanna Blackwell. Come with your short story, poem, novella or essay that is ready for publication, and explore how to research, shop, and understand the ins-and-outs of the literary marketplace.

The workshop meets Wednesday nights, from 6 to 8 PM, at Downtown Library, March 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Blackwell will share many useful tips gained from her experience publishing stories that have appeared in several publications, including Lunch Ticket and Sarasota SCENE Magazine. This is one workshop in a series offered through Elements & Arcs Publishing. 

Spots are limited, and registration is requested by emailing or calling 941-748-5555, x6308.

Downtown Library is located at 1301 Barcarrota Blvd. W., Bradenton 34205.

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