Write from the Heart: Crafting and Publishing Powerful Personal Essays: A Hands-On Workshop

In this combination session/workshop participants (who should come prepared to write) will learn the craft of writing powerful personal essays, how to build an arc, powerful openings and resonant endings, plus what gets an editor’s attention, editor etiquette and outlets for publication.

The second part of this workshop will include specific editing/writing exercises to:
*Generate titles that will catch an editor’s eye
*Mine your life for ideas
* Eliminate throat-clearing
*Tweaking your beginnings and endings for maximum impact