SATURDAY, OCTOBER 39:00 am – noon ETWorking with Voice in Essay WritingInstructor: Scott WoodsWhat makes a great essay soar? This class will focus on developing and creatively utilizing a distinct voice in essay writing, including differences in writing for various audiences (the professional, personal, and experiential). We will look at examples that do this well and why they work. The workshop will fill your writer's skill set with a variety of ideas, tools, and techniques. Finally, you'll have opportunities to write and develop ideas during the session.INSTRUCTOR:Scott Woods is a writer and event organizer in Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of Urban Contemporary History Month (2016), We Over Here Now (2013), and Prince and Little Weird Black Boy Gods (2017), and has been featured multiple times in national press, including multiple appearances on National Public Radio. He is the founder of Streetlight Guild, a performing arts non-profit, and is the co-founder of Writers’ Block Poetry Night. In 2006, he became the first poet to ever complete a 24-hour solo poetry reading . . . a feat he bested seven more times without repeating a single poem.*THIS CLASS MEETS ONLINE ON THE ZOOM VIDEO PLATFORM*REGISTER: www.thurberhouse.org/adult-workshops
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