All workshops held in the Savannah Writers’ Studio, Jen Library, Room 220.

Defining your vision: Using professional language to describe your art
Friday, Oct. 5, 1-2:30 p.m.
Portfolios, internship applications, artist statements, scholarship essays, and statements of intent all start from the same place: your worldview as an artist. Come discuss your influences, goals, and vision to create an outline suitable for describing yourself and your work in multiple situations.

Show, don’t tell: Using concrete language
Friday, Oct. 5, 3-4:30 p.m.
How abstract is too abstract? We will discuss the meaning of concrete versus abstract language, the foundational principle of creative writing, and explore how to apply this idea to improving imagery.

Revision for creative writing
Friday, Oct. 19, 1-2:30 p.m.
You have a draft, now what? This workshop will use real examples to explore strategies for revision, from quick fixes to a total overhaul.

Creating characters
Friday, Oct. 19, 3-4:30 p.m.
Back by popular demand, this workshop includes discussion of common mistakes in characterization and dialogue. Students will participate in guided activities to create well-rounded characters.

Space is limited. To reserve a seat or suggest a workshop, email the Writers’ Studio.

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