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Hotel Quinta Loreto’s TV Salón
Calle de Loreto #15, Centro, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
Between CFE & the Artisan’s Market, to the left of the Mercado Ignacio Ramirez. Parking Available.
0 pesos - Locals are invited to one complimentary session;
250 pesos - Pay at the door, or make a reservation:
Use one of the provided writing prompts or pursue a personal project during the free writing period.
Say your name, tell where you hale from/live, and indicate your main literary interest/s.
If you are writing for publication, try your hand at a 30-second elevator pitch.
Words! Words! Words!
A local or visiting writer, agent, editor, or other professional gives a presentation on writing technique, publishing, creativity, or the writing life.
June 6, 2019 Different Strokes for Different Folks by Dr. Linda Sonna
Learn to soothe your muse and boost your creativity by tailoring your writing approach to your personality, temperament, biological clock, & lifestyle.
June 22 Different Strokes for Different Folks by Dr. Linda Sonna
Learn to soothe your muse & boost your creativity by tailoring your writing approach to your personality, temperament, biological clock, & lifestyle.
June 29, 2019 A Rose by Another Name by Dr. Linda Sonna
Try these simple techniques for crafting descriptive passages to enhance artistry, add depth, & increase tension.
July 6, 2019 Scene vs. Sequel: The Golden Ratios by Dr. Linda Sonna
How to balance these two little-known literary elements to control dramatic tension and pacing.
July 13, 2019 Creating Compelling Characters by Dr. Linda Sonna
Talking ducks in children’s books, celebrity feature articles, travel pieces, memoirs, nature essays, even trade non-fiction books center around one or more characters. Learn how to introduce and develop major, minor, and helper characters across genres.
July 20, 2019 The Intuitive Collage as a Springboard to Creative Writing by Inez Theresa Andrews, M.A., international SoulCollage® facilitator
From images that reflect your inner world, create a collage & use it as a basis for a poem or prose piece in this experiential presentation. Materials provided.
July 27, 2019 Write Your Life by Julie Catton, M.S., children's book, ESL textbook series author, & memoirist; and Linda Sonna, Ph.D., psychologist & author
Learn to overcome common problems when composing family stories and memoirs: creating dialogue from half-remembered conversations, describing people and places you haven’t seen for decades, revealing family secrets and skeletons without alienating your relatives…and more!
August 3 From 10 Plots to a Zillion Stories by Linda Sonna, Ph.D.
Learn the plot points of most every short story, screenplay, novel, memoir, and narrative non-fiction book.