Southern Oregon Willamette Writers presents Jessica Morrell, the Portland-based author of Thanks, But This Isn’t For Us, Bullies, Bastards & Bitches and four other titles. She works as a developmental editor and writing instructor.
Writing for Emotional Impact (Morning Session: 10 am to noon, $5 non-members, free to members)
Good writing is good because you feel something when you read it. All successful writing has emotions. In fiction and memoir they propel a character’s decisions, actions, and words. In essays it’s what moves readers to understand and feel the writer’s experiences. Readers open the pages of a book to have an emotional experience.
Afternoon Session: ($30.00 for members, $35 for other participants) 1:30-4:30.
Bring Down the Fire: Writing with Emotion
Ever write a story, but find it's missing something? You wrote a sad story, but no one cried. Or you wrote a comedy, but no one laughs. Or, you wrote a scene, but your readers cannot visualize what you've tried to describe. In this workshop we’ll:
When: Saturday, September 8, 2011 Morning session: 9:30 – 12:00 Afternoon Presentation: 1:30 – 4:30
Where: Central Point City Hall Council Chambers, 140 So. 3rd Street, Central Point