Join the Inlandia Institute and Cal State San Bernardino for a free five-meeting fiction writing workshop, "Talent is Overrated".
Writing isn't glamorous and it isn't easy, but it is worth it. With determination and hard work you can become a writer, but you have to choose to be one. Join Andrea Fingerson for a 5 meeting workshop where you will learn how to become a writer. (Note: there will be homework. Please be prepared to commit to the workshop.)The workshop will discuss what is means to be a writer, share strategies that will help you develop the disciple necessary, and review basic fiction techniques and strategies that will help you write a short story or picture book. By the end of this workshop you will have a completed and edited story that is formatted for submission. Writing is in your future. Let Andrea help you get there.
Workshop dates and times:
Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m.
Oct. 2, 6-9 p.m.
Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m.
Oct. 30, 5-6 p.m. (optional meeting)
Nov. 13, 6-9 p.m..
Nov. 20, 6-9 p.m.
All workshops will take place at CSUSB in the Pfau Library, room PL4005A (4th floor).
This workshop is limited to 15 participants. The only requirement is that only people who are sincerely willing to commit the time and effort take one of the places. You will essentially be writing, rewriting, and editing a short story in under two months. If you would like a place in the workshop email firstname.lastname@example.org
, and include a phone number where she can reach you. Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis. If you are interested, please email today.
Andrea Fingerson has taught preschool, reading, and high school English. Currently, she teaches Child Development classes to teen parents. She received her MFA in Fiction from CSUSB. During that time she was a Fiction Editor for Ghost Town and the High School Outreach Coordinator for The Pacific Review. She is a member of SCBWI and is currently in the process of editing a young adult novel.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM