2016 Writer in Residence, Lee Kvern

Readings, Workshops and more…

Kick Off Celebration: So You Want to Be a Writer, eh?

April 5, 2016 | 7pm | Owl’s Nest Books, 815A, 49th Ave SW

Join AWCS in welcoming our 2016 Writer in Residence, Lee Kvern. Lee will engage and inspire you, maybe even make you laugh, with a discussion and reading on What It Means to Be a Writer followed by Q & A and wine and refreshments. 

Four Writers, One Goal

May 31, 2016 | 7pm | Owl’s Nest Books, 815A, 49th Ave SW

Join Lee Kvern and guest writers, Betty Jane Hegerat, Barb Howard and Tyler Perry, for an evening of readings and discussion on the journey to becoming a writer. The steps they took, the highs and lows, the surprises, the horrors, with Q & A and wine and refreshments.

 

 

 

Book a Manuscript Consultation

Lee will be available for consultations for two months. April and May. Book an appointment to have a piece of writing reviewed or, if you don’t have anything you want to share, book a consultation to chat about the writing process, any problems you may be facing and to get helpful suggestions on how to overcome some of the common creative blocks.

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Prose: Max. 10 pages, double-spaced. Email submissions only. Email to info@alexandrawriters.org

Poetry: Max. 10 poems, single-spaced (one poem per page). Email submissions only. Email to info@alexandrawriters.org

All manuscripts must be submitted at least one week prior to consultation date. 

Writer Workshops

Hone Your Short Story Horse |April 16, 2016 | 10am-3:30pm

AWCS Members: $40 | Non-Members: $100 (includes membership)

This Saturday workshop is for short story writers. Bring along a short story that’s kicking up its heels, and giving you trouble. We’ll look at several award-winning short stories and talk about how the writer wrestles the story into it’s well-honed gait through editing, focus, voice and more. Come ready to read and ride and workshop your short story.

Creative Non-Fiction – Memoir | May 14, 2016 | 10am-3:30pm

AWCS Members: $40 | Non-Members: $100 (includes membership)

In this Saturday workshop we’ll look at the various ways to write non-fiction or memoir in a fictional style through the use of dialogue, action, tension and character development. Come learn the techniques to give your memoir and creative non-fiction a wider audience.