New, Improved Workshops Beginning                   Issue #26  January 6, 2014

The Village View

A Publication of The Village Writing School

Happy New Year 
to all



All Workshops are FREE for High School Students in 2014.

First workshop of the new year is January 18.
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Happy NEW Year!!

NEW for Writers' Night Out on January 9
Our next Writers' Night Out will feature a crock pot of organic, vegetarian, gluten-free soup.  Glufrees can bring their own crackers or bread.

NEW and Coming Soon
A workshop to teach us a special writing skill that will help us get more published pieces on our resumes. More details Thursday night.

NEW and Improved
Our coming writing workshops will feature updated powerpoints and student workbooks that can be used afterward for reference. These will be offered on additional dates. More on this Thursday.

Lots to talk about on Thursday night.  We need YOUR input.
Sunday Roundelay
Calling all poets and flash fiction writers. Join Wendy Carlisle for two hours of sharing and fun in the library at The Village Writing School. Everyone is welcome.

Sunday, January 12
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Mark Your Calendar

The Five Core Curriculum Workshops will be taught, one per month, on the third Saturday of each month, starting January 18.

They will also be taught in a quick blitz on the following Saturdays:  Jan 18, Feb 1, Feb 22, March 1, March 22. The material will be the same on either date, and all Core workshops will last from 9-4.

Each workshop is $45 (or $200  for five) for the first time you take it and $10 each to revie
w it.  

***See full 2014 Village Writing School Calendar below. Full description of each workshop on our website.
Remembering Our Holiday Party
Jan 9  Writers Night Out
Jan 11 Writing Circles

Jan 18  The First Page/Character 9-4
Feb 1  Dialogue and Setting  9-4
Feb 8 Writing Circles
Feb 15 Dialogue and Setting 9-4
Feb 22  The Word and the Sentence
March 1  Subtext, High Events, Closings
March 8  Writing Circles
March 15 The Word and the Sentence
March 22  Self-Editing  
April 5  Writing Circles
April 12
April 19  Subtext, High Events, Closings
April 26  Writing Circles
May or June  Self-Editing
For more information or to register for any workshop, contact Alison at or 479 292-3665.
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Publisher: Alison Taylor-Brown
Editor: Alice French
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