Wyoming Arts Council

"Step by Step Writing Seminar" with Page Lambert

From Page Lambert, long-time member of Wyoming Writers, Inc., and two-tkime WAC creative writing fellowship recipient, sent this info abiout an upcoming writing seminar in Colorado:

Give Your Story a Fresh Perspective. The Writer Magazine and Page Lambert present a “Step by Step” Writing Seminar on Saturday, September 19, at Mt. Vernon Country Club, Golden, Colorado.

This one-day, hands-on writing retreat spirals around Page Lambert’s feature piece in the September issue of The Writer Magazine. Limited to 15 participants, this workshop will give you the chance to play around with point-of-view and perspective. Appropriate for fiction writers and memoirists, the goal of this mountain retreat is to help you:
1. Identify the underlying emotion fueling your desire to write your particular
2. Identify the desire, or motion, that propels each character forward (including
3. Determine which character has the most at stake in each scene; determine
how each scene affects each character (remember, even memoirs have characters)
4. Experiment by writing the same scene from different points of view; and
5. Learn how to direct the Point of View

WHEN:Saturday, September 19, 9:00-4:00 (8:30-9:00 visit/coffee/tea)
WHERE:Mt. Vernon Country Club (20 minutes from downtown Denver)
WHAT:All-day writing seminar taught by Page Lambert
INCLUDES: copy of The Writer Magazine, beverages, and catered luncheon overlooking
beautiful Clear Creek Canyon in the foothills just west of Denver
COST:$95 (register by August 15 and receive $10 discount)
OPTIONAL: Guided hike from 4:00-5:00 pm on Mt. Vernon’s private hiking trails (non-strenuous hiking appropriate for moderate fitness levels, but fun for all!)
BRING: 5 pages of a work-in-progress (fiction or memoir) and/or 3 pages from a favorite
author’s work that depicts a scene with at least two characters
REGISTER:email page@pagelambert.com
Author, book doctor, and writing coach Page Lambert, winner of the 2009 Orlando Nonfiction Award, has taught over 150 workshops in the U.S. and B.C. Oprah’s O magazine called her River Writing Journeys for women “One of the top 6 great all-girl getaways of the year.”

Mt. Vernon, the mountain paradise where Page was raised and once again calls home, is only 20 minutes from downtown Denver, yet as soon as you turn off the highway, you’ll be surrounded by thousands of acres of protected Rocky Mountain wild woodlands rich with abundant wildlife. Optional guided hike after workshop.

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