The Crossing Arts Alliance presents “Creative Writing Boot Camp” Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd, Minnesota. This one day writing workshop, taught by award winning author Candace Simar (Abercrombie Trail series) and creative writing teacher Angela F. Foster, explores some of the components of story -- a setting that immerses the reader in your story world, conflict that keeps your reader turning the page, and dialogue with fluidity. The workshop will discuss common missteps writers make and how to avoid them, touching on point of view, writing that important first page, and creating interesting characters.
Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. The $15 cost includes all day workshop, lunch and beverages. For more information or to download a registration form, visit www.bluecottageagency.comn or call Krista at 218-828-4717.
This event made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Five Wings Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.