Workshops

Interested in taking a creative writing or marketing workshop with Lauren J. Sharkey? Lauren is scheduled to teach at the following workshops:

JAMES JONES WRITERS WORKSHOP RETREAT

Location: New Harmony, Indiana
Dates: May 26 – June 2, 2019

The Art of Creative Writing (led by J. Patrick Redmond and Lauren J. Sharkey) is designed to introduce beginning writers to the fundamentals, skills, and tools needed for a successful creative writer. The course takes full advantage of the arts community in New Harmony, Indiana, as inspiration for scene and story telling. Students will be immersed in the community’s creative vitality—the quintessential middle America small town. Additional information here.

PHILADELPHIA WRITERS’ CONFERENCE

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date & Time: June 8, 2019, 9:30AM

Now, more than ever, having a platform is essential for writers. This workshop will provide you with a foundation and the tools to build your platform. We will discuss everything from how to identify your audience to costs you can expect to incur. Attendees are expected to leave with the tools necessary to begin developing their digital footprint.

OMEGA INSTITUTE

Location: The Omega Institute – Rhinebeck, NY
Dates: July 1 – July 5, 2019

Through in-class writing prompts, overnight assignments, and sharing work, novelists, essayists, and memoirists learn craft, develop camaraderie, and have fun. Throughout the workshop, we engage in an ongoing discussion of the writing life and how to sustain it after we return home. Additional information here.

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