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St. Charles Writers Group

Richard Holinger

The St. Charles Writers Group is a workshop for writers 18 years and over that meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month. There is no fee for membership. Facilitator is Richard Holinger. Questions? Contact Denise Blaszynski at 630-584-0076, ext. 240.  DROP IN

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Saturdays, 9:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

January 10  ■  HR   ■  Write honest, write lots, write well

January 24  ■  HR   ■  The memoir as literature

February 14  ■  CR   ■  Yahuda Amichai on “Why Poetry?”

February 28  ■  CR   ■  Young adult literature grows up

March 14  ■  HR  ■  Reading discussion: Joan Didion

March 28  ■  HR  ■  A primer on self-publishing

April 18  ■  HR  ■  The nature of nature writing

April 25  ■  CR  ■  Writing your past presently

May 9  ■  HR  ■  Poetry that transcends the poet

May 23  ■  HR  ■  Applause for fan fiction

June 13  ■  Self-Publishing, Part 2

June 27  ■  Summer Reading by Group Members. The public is invited.

July 11  ■  Pacing Your Prose

July 25  ■  A Sense of Style, the Basics

August 8  ■  The Writer and the Law

August 22  ■  The Sound of Your Words

September 12 ■ Self-Publishing Techniques, Part 3

September 26 ■ Investing in Research for More Convincing Prose (Carnegie Community Room)

October 10 ■ Choosing Names For Your Fiction

October 24 ■ Show and Tell: A Magazine or Book I Find Indispensable for My Writing

November 14 ■ How Journal Writing Touches on the Sacred

November 28 ■ You Can Handle the Truth: Writing About Suffering