Writing Prompt Workshops

It's National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)!


Do you need an idea to spark your next writing project? Need to get your creative juices flowing? Not sure where to start a short story? Have you never written before and want to try?

Then try one of these writing prompt workshops:

Creative Writing Prompts
With Author Marlene Kurban 
Friday, November 1
2 to 3 PM
Braden River

Elements & Arcs Writing Prompt Workshops: Learn how writing prompts can spark the idea for an essay or a story with writer Julieanna Blackwell who will tell you how to use daily prompts to keep your writing goals on track. Get fresh inspiration for your next project, and start jotting ideas down. 

Please register by emailing jyna.johnson@mymanatee.org or calling 748-5555, x6308.

Elements and Arcs Workshops are a series of classes designed for adults interested in learning more about the craft of writing, story, and publication. This workshop is open to all writers of all levels.

About the Instructor: A writer of short stories and essays, Julieanna Blackwell's stories and essays appear in Lunch Ticket, Ragazine CC, Slippery Elm Literary Journal and elsewhere. Her stories have been featured in SCENE Magazine’s yearly beach read issues. The Naples Daily News published her humorous column of personal essays. She is also an editor for 805 Literary and Arts Journal, the first literary journal published by a public library in the country. Through the library, she developed and leads the Elements and Acrs series of writing class and workshops.

Saturday, November 9
11:30 AM to 1 PM
Downtown Library

Saturday, November 23
2 to 3:30 PM
South Manatee