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Sebastian Junger: By the Book

Excerpt from The New York Times MAY 12, 2016. Click here to read more >> Which writers — novelists, playwrights, critics, journalists, poets — working today do you admire most? The last really well-written book I’ve read was “Empire of … Continue reading

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SBCC Center for Lifelong Learning Writer’s Workshop June 11 & 12

A multi-session conference designed to support the emerging writer in a variety of areas including:  writing skills, developing a novel, articles and essays, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, the business of writing, and publication.  Guest speakers are featured in interactive workshops  HOW … Continue reading

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Fiction/Narrative Nonfiction Intensive Class: Improve Your Writing … Now!

Toni Lopopolo at West Coast Writers Conferences Sunday, June 19th, 2016 • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ± Los Angeles Valley College, Campus Center (parking is free) Do You Want to Take Your Writing to a Higher Level And Increase … Continue reading

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Boot Camp Extreme: Sunday, February 28, 10 am-2 pm, Los Angeles Valley College

Have you written a novel, or are you actively working on one? Would you like to have it reviewed by a leading professional editor / literary agent ? Are you open to critical analysis of your work by a veteran … Continue reading

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Intensive Memoir Workshop: Sunday, October 25th 10 am – 2 pm, Los Angeles Valley College,

Intensive Memoir Workshop A Four-Hour Special Event Do you want to improve your writing skills and your chances of authoring a successful memoir? $99 before Oct 18/$149 after Now you can! Literary agent Toni Lopopolo will help you craft your … Continue reading

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Writing Advice from Annie Dillard

“One of the few things I know about writing is this: spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time. Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book, give it, … Continue reading

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805 Writers Conference, Oct 31-Nov 1, 2015, Ventura CA

The Craft and Business of Writing 805 Writers’ Conference delivers the skills and knowledge writers need to succeed. Perfect for novelists, nonfiction, magazine, and screenwriters. More sessions – 35 professionals to hear and meet 15 Authors, 7 Literary Agents, 7 … Continue reading

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