Writing Series: Story Starters

Join us for a bi-monthly Writing Series at Word After Word Books!

For our first session of 2020, we're going to work on story starters! If you've been attending this series for some time, you'll have an idea of what you're in for. We'll spend the session moving through several word sprints, keep our pens to paper, generating as much content as we can in a limited time on various prompts. The words you generate for each prompt can be turned into short stories, sections of memoirs, or—who knows—even a novel! The point is to have fun and kick off the New Year with lots of words and potential story starters. 

Writing sessions are held in the store every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, (unless otherwise specified), from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., and will focus on building writing practice through prompts, writing exercises, and shared readings.

Sessions will incorporate general writing practice with timed prompts and reading out loud (always voluntary), as well as at least one writing exercise every session, varying based on the theme. Themes include character building, description, grammar, word play, short stories, memoir, etc. We'll do something new each week!

We invite special guest authors and writers to lead occasional sessions, so if you know someone who might be interested, of if you would like to lead a session yourself, please contact us at the bookstore!

Sessions are $15 in advance or $20 at walk-in. Want to save money by attending more than one session? Purchase a 4-pack and attend any four sessions of your choice (they do not have to be consecutive) for just $50!

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Event date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
10118 Donner Pass
RD #2
Truckee, CA 96161