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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Morgantown Writers Group Short Fiction Workshop

Where Did You Get That Idea & Where Did That Character Come From?
Presented by Barbara Smith * Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet

Saturday, November 15th
Morgantown Public Library, Spruce Street
Downtown Morgantown, WV
Nominal registration charge for workshop
Discount on critiques for WVW Members

About Presenter * Morgantown Writers Group hosts Barbara Smith, novelist and short story writer; a free-lance writer/editor, and medical ethicist. Formerly Emerita Professor of Literature and Writing and former Chair of the Division of the Humanities, Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, West Virginia, she has published: Demonstrative Pronouns (poetry), Judge Ira Robinson: West Virginia Statesman and Man of Letters (biography), Chick Flicks (short stories). She is a community activist and sports nut.

Schedule and Registration * November 15, Saturday:
Doors Open * 9:15 a.m.
Morning * 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Short Fiction Workshop
Afternoon * 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Advance Critique Workshop**
Make reservation by November 8th. To Register, write to: Details on flyer.

** Manuscript Critique: We will accept short fiction manuscripts (1,000 words to 3,000 words) only in advance for the critique workshop, scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The guest presenter will review each work and discuss strengths and weaknesses in this session. Send manuscripts to by Nov. 6th.