March 28 Hot Springs Village Writing Workshop

The Village Writers’ Club of Hot Springs Village will sponsor asix-hour writing workshop on Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Coronado Community Center inHot Springs Village. Laura Parker Castoro, author andmentor, is the featured speaker.

The theme of the workshop is:”How to Create and Sustain a Compelling Story.”During the morning sessions,Laura willdeal with the craft of writing, and in the afternoon she will critiquefive manuscripts and discuss editing and revising.Her focus will be onfiction, but she also plans to explain how fictional elements enhancethe writing of memoir andcreative nonfiction.

The deadline for submitting a manuscript isFebruary 27, and the deadline for workshop registration is March 13.

Madelyn F. Young, President

Hot Springs Village Writers’ Club


Maeve Maddox writes about popular culture, English usage, and education. Her most recent books are WORD RAGE, a guide to peaceful coexistence as American English-speakers, and THE FABERGE FLUTE, a cozy mystery set in 1980s London.

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