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NSU Alvin Sherman Library Writing Workshops: Upcoming Workshops

A guide to the Alvin Sherman Library's free adult virtual writing workshops and online resources.

Upcoming Workshops

Emotional Detective Work: Writing the Personal Essay with Evan James (online event)

Learn how to draw from your own life experiences and memories to write compelling, multi-faceted, emotionally complex personal essays. EVAN JAMES is the author of the personal essay collection …

Date:
Saturday, Dec 4, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Online, Online
Categories:
Adult Virtual Events Writing Workshops

Writing the Diaspora: Create Diverse Characters with History and Depth with Adriana Herrera (online event)

In this workshop, participants will gain insight and tools to better research and render diverse characters in their stories. We will talk about what kinds of stories are appropriate to tell, and how …

Date:
Saturday, Dec 11, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Online, Online
Categories:
Adult Virtual Events Writing Workshops

The Three P’s of Fiction Writing: People, Places, and Problems with Laurie Friedman (online event)

The job of all fiction writers is to engage their readers by creating stories with unique characters or “people,” in interesting settings or “places,” and give these characters big conflicts o…

Date:
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Online, Online
Categories:
Adult Virtual Events Writing Workshops

The Wonderful World of Picture Books: Writing for Children Ages Three to Eight with Elissa Haden Guest (online event)

Picture books can be humorous, profound, and illuminating. They captivate children’s imaginations, expand, and enrich their worlds and validate their emotions. In this one-hour workshop, we’ll use…

Date:
Saturday, Jan 29, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Online, Online
Categories:
Adult Virtual Events Writing Workshops

Make Your Novel a Page-Turner with Debbie Reed Fischer (online event)

What is the difference between a good book and a great book? What do popular video games and well-written books have in common? How do you write a book readers can't put down? This workshop will s…

Date:
Saturday, Feb 5, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Online, Online
Categories:
Adult Virtual Events Writing Workshops

Character Workshop: Hidden Motivations and Outside Influences with Danielle Joseph (online event)

In this workshop, you can find out how to bring out those hidden motivations and outside influences that can shape your characters whether they make it onto the page or remain part of the backstory. L…

Date:
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Online, Online
Categories:
Adult Virtual Events Writing Workshops