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Writing for Documentaries & Photographic Media I | September 2015

The Writing for "Documentaries & Photographic Media I" Workshop is an introductory 4 week exploration of writing for documentaryξand photographic media in print, online and film. Create new work to beξindividually read and critiqued by your peers and instructor. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability. This course begins the first Sunday of the month. You will have all week to complete your lessons and will not need to login at particular times during the week, but rather, when it is convenient to your schedule. You will have access to class, peer and instructor interaction throughout the week, as part of our comment and forum sections.

$110.00 $90.00
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Poetry I | March 2015

Body Poetic is the study of and creation of poems with a focus on how body and gender inform our linguistic expression. 4 weeks. 4 new poems written by you.


This course begins the first Sunday of the month. You will have all week to complete your lessons and will not need to login at particular times during the week, but rather, when it is convenient to your schedule. You will have access to class, peer and instructor interaction throughout the week, as part of our comment and forum sections.

$110.00 $90.00
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Novel I Workshop: Create Unforgettable Characters | June 2015

Create Unforgettable Characters. Unforgettable characters are the heart of an unforgettable narrative. Using a number of guided structural and narrative explorations, you will explore your characters and ask your characters to explore each other in new and essential ways. Each character will receive peer and instructor feedback. By the end of the workshop, you will not only have explored the characters in your novel, you will create at least three additional works, short stories or chapters. The course runs for 4 weeks. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability.


This course begins the first Sunday of the month. You will have all week to complete your lessons and will not need to login at particular times during the week, but rather, when it is convenient to your schedule. You will have access to class, peer and instructor interaction throughout the week, as part of our comment and forum sections.


PREREQUISITE: You must have completed a first draft of a novel or short story that you plan to expand into a novel prior to taking this course.

$130.00 $110.00
Novel I Workshop: Create Unforgettable Characters | June 2015
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Literary Matchmaking: Finding the Right Agent, Manuscript Introductions, Synopses, Query Letters and the [Re]Search | March 2015

Prepare your fiction, nonfiction or poetry book manuscript for submission to agents and editors with Danielle Lanzet from Chris Calhoun Literary Agency. Danielle is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and she is ready to show you what agents and editors are looking for, the best tools for researching the perfect agent, how to write a query so agents and editors will sit up and take notice. This workshop is open to all book manuscripts including memoir, novel, short story collections and poetry.


This course begins the first Sunday of the month. You will have all week to complete your coursework and will not need to login at particular times during the week, but rather, when it is convenient to your schedule. You will have access to class, peer and instructor interaction throughout the week, as part of our comment and forum sections.

$180.00 $150.00
Literary Matchmaking: Finding the Right Agent, Manuscript Introductions, Synopses, Query Letters and the [Re]Search | March 2015

 

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“The ability to discuss the assigned readings with the other students in such an interactive format made for a much deeper, more multi-faceted learning experience than I had expected. And the instructor’s high-energy engagement with our creative work as well as her supportive attitude gave me the confidence to experiment much more boldly with my writing than I would have dared to on my own.”

Maya Kanwal

 

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Breaking Books: How to Get Started as a Reviewer | March 2015

This course will walk students through the basics of writing, pitching, and publishing book reviews. We will discuss the many ways book reviews are valuable for literary citizenship, networking, and building relationships within the publishing community. Assignments will include submissions bombing (in which students will craft work for interested markets that are lined up in advance of the course), drafting pitches, and mapping the ways that reviews can help accomplish one's goals for one's own creative work.Kristina Marie Darling is the author of over twenty books, which include Melancholia (An Essay), Petrarchan, and Scorched Altar: Selected Poems and Stories 2007-2014.…

$110.00 $90.00
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Create Your Book Trailer

Do you have a novel, short story collection or poetry collection coming out? Join "Create Your Book Trailer" and learn how to create a book trailer that will gather promotional interest for your book! In just 4 weeks, you will have your very own, custom book trailer to share with your publisher, readers and reviewers. Matt Levinξwas born and raised in L.A., where his mother introduced him to the Punk scene and L.A. music and arts scene. Matt studied film at the University of Oregon and in Barcelona, where he taught English and lived the expatriate life. He has written, produced,…

Essay I: Find Your Personal Voice | May 2015
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Essay I: Find Your Personal Voice | May 2015

You have an amazing personal story, but do you know how to tell it? Maybe you know how to tell it, but do you know how to make it sound excellent? Whether you’re wanting to discover how to tell that story inside of you or to learn how to smooth out those choppy sentences, "Find Your Personal Voice" workshop will teach you how to not only compose those stories, but how to make them compelling. In this 4-week online workshop we will read a wide range of essays from some of the contemporary masters of the personal essay such as…

$130.00 $110.00
Essay II: The Art of the Lyric Essay | May 2015
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Essay II: The Art of the Lyric Essay | May 2015

Are you wondering how to form lyrical language within your creative nonfiction? Lyric essays are popular with both print and online journals. In this workshop, writers will read lyric essays and study prose and poetry techniques, using these as a guide for taking organic voice to a new level. By the end of the workshop each writer will have a new, professionally edited and polished 2000 word lyric essay, as well as a stockpile of new short essays to get you started and keep you writing. This workshop is four weeks long and will begin on the first Monday of…

$130.00 $110.00
Fairy Tale Workshop | March 2015
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Fairy Tale Workshop | March 2015

Come join us in a midsummer night's dream. Fairy tales are mesmeric forms of parable narratives where light and dark dance in unsettling and beautiful ways. Four weeks, four stories, all online. Deadline-based so you can schedule your lessons and comments as it is convenient for you throughout the week. In this workshop, you will receive feedback from both your instructor and workshop peers. Brenda Mann Hammack is anξAssociate Professor of Englishξat Fayetteville State University where she serves as Managing Editor ofξGlint Literary Journal. ξShe is also a teaching artist at theξRooster Moans Poetry Cooperative.ξHer first book,ξHumbug: A Neo-Victorian Fantasy in…

$110.00 $90.00
Hybrid: Crafting, Publishing & Promoting Hybrid Work | March 2015
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Hybrid: Crafting, Publishing & Promoting Hybrid Work | March 2015

Hybrid is the study of and creation of works with a structural emphasis on crossing boundaries. Join us and push beyond the parameters and into the edges of literary while learning which editors and venues are looking for hybrid works. 4 weeks. 4 new works written by you.KRISTINA MARIE DARLINGξis the author of seventeen books, which includeξMelancholia (An Essay)ξ(Ravenna Press, 2012),ξPetrarchanξ(BlazeVOX Books, 2013), and a forthcoming hybrid genre collection calledξFortressξ(Sundress Publications, 2014).ξ Her awards include fellowships fromξYaddo, theξHelene Wurlitzer Foundation, and theξHawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, as well as grants from theξKittredge Fundξand theξElizabeth George Foundation.ξ She is currently…

$110.00 $90.00
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Intermedia II Workshop: Film | February 2015

Rae Bryant’s short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals, released from Patasola Press, NY, in June 2011. Her stories and essays have appeared in The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, StoryQuarterly, McSweeney’s, New World Writing, Gargoyle Magazine, Redivider and Huffington Post, among other publications and have been nominated for the Pen/Hemingway, Pen Emerging Writers, and Pushcart awards. She has won awards in fiction from Whidbey Writers and Johns Hopkins as well as fellowships from the VCCA and Hopkins to write, study and teach in Florence, Italy. She earned a Masters in Writing from Hopkins where she continues to teach creative writing and is editor in chief of the university-housed literary and arts journal, The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. She has also taught in…

$110.00 $90.00
Literary Matchmaking: Finding the Right Agent, Manuscript Introductions, Synopses, Query Letters and the [Re]Search | March 2015
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Literary Matchmaking: Finding the Right Agent, Manuscript Introductions, Synopses, Query Letters and the [Re]Search | March 2015

Prepare your fiction, nonfiction or poetry book manuscript for submission to agents and editors with Danielle Lanzet from Chris Calhoun Literary Agency. Danielle is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and she is ready to show you what agents and editors are looking for, the best tools for researching the perfect agent, how to write a query so agents and editors will sit up and take notice. This workshop is open to all book manuscripts including memoir, novel, short story collections and poetry.Danielle Lanzet works at Chris Calhoun Literary Agency. She graduated from Columbia University Graduate School…

$180.00 $150.00
Magic Realism I Workshop | May 2015
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Magic Realism I Workshop | May 2015

Magic realism (magical realism) is the perfect balance of literary fiction with fantastical elements. This is not fantasy and it's more than realism. It is the sweet spot of literary fiction. 4 weeks. 4 new magical realist works written by you. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability. Rae Bryant’s short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals, released from Patasola Press, NY, in June 2011. Her stories and essays have appeared in print and online at  The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, StoryQuarterly, McSweeney’s, New World Writing, Gargoyle Magazine,and Redivider, among other publications and have been nominated for the Pen/Hemingway, Pen Emerging Writers, &NOW Award and Pushcart Prize. She has won awards in…

$150.00 $110.00
Magic Realism II Workshop | August 2015
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Magic Realism II Workshop | August 2015

Magic realism (magical realism) is the perfect balance of literary fiction with fantastical elements. This is not fantasy and it's more than realism. It is the sweet spot of literary fiction. For 4 weeks, you will write and perfect a full short story or several short short stories in magic realism and explore the venues thirsty for magic realism submissions. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability.Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals (Patasola Press). Her stories, essays, and poetry have appeared in print and online at The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, McSweeney’s, DIAGRAM,…

$150.00 $110.00
Magic Realism II Workshop | August 2015
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Magic Realism II Workshop | September 2015

Magic realism (magical realism) is the perfect balance of literary fiction with fantastical elements. This is not fantasy and it's more than realism. It is the sweet spot of literary fiction. For 4 weeks, you will write and perfect a full short story or several short short stories in magic realism and explore the venues thirsty for magic realism submissions. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability.Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals (Patasola Press). Her stories, essays, and poetry have appeared in print and online at The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, McSweeney’s, DIAGRAM,…

$150.00 $110.00
Mindfulness and Writing Workshop | March 2015
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Mindfulness and Writing Workshop | March 2015

Stories live in the body and the present moment.  In this course, we will both use writing as a way to check in more deeply with life and ourselves AND use mindfulness techniques as a way to drop deeper into our body narrative (breath awareness, body scans, how this can inform what we pen). By the end of the course youξwill create new work and have new tools for facilitating writing and drafts of poetry, fiction and/or personal essays. Make sure to pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability. Sarah Herrington’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Writer’s Digest and she…

$110.00 $90.00
Nature Writing Workshop: Poetry, Fiction and Essay | March 2014
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Nature Writing Workshop: Poetry, Fiction and Essay | March 2014

This course explores how nature writing functions. The physical features of the Earth are some of the most inspirational presences in our lives. They evoke feelings of wonder. We form relationships with the landscape. Our cherished places can evolve from operating merely as a setting to becoming the most complex characters in our writing. This workshop is for writers who want to focus on writing about and through nature, as well as writers who are looking to strengthen their senses of place and landscape within their fiction, poetry and essays. For 4 weeks, you will write and perfect works with…

$110.00 $90.00
Nature Writing Workshop: Poetry, Fiction and Essay | March 2014
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Nature Writing Workshop: Poetry, Fiction and Essay | September 2015

This course explores how nature writing functions. The physical features of the Earth are some of the most inspirational presences in our lives. They evoke feelings of wonder. We form relationships with the landscape. Our cherished places can evolve from operating merely as a setting to becoming the most complex characters in our writing. This workshop is for writers who want to focus on writing about and through nature, as well as writers who are looking to strengthen their senses of place and landscape within their fiction, poetry and essays. For 4 weeks, you will write and perfect works with…

$110.00 $90.00
Novel I Workshop: Create Unforgettable Characters | June 2015
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Novel I Workshop: Create Unforgettable Characters | June 2015

Create Unforgettable Characters. Unforgettable characters are the heart of an unforgettable narrative. Using a number of guided structural and narrative explorations, you will explore your characters and ask your characters to explore each other in new and essential ways. Each character will receive peer and instructor feedback. By the end of the workshop, you will not only have explored the characters in your novel, you will create at least three additional works, short stories or chapters. The course runs for 4 weeks. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability.Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite…

$130.00 $110.00
Novel I Workshop: Create Unforgettable Characters | June 2015
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Novel I Workshop: Create Unforgettable Characters | September 2015

Create Unforgettable Characters. Unforgettable characters are the heart of an unforgettable narrative. Using a number of guided structural and narrative explorations, you will explore your characters and ask your characters to explore each other in new and essential ways. Each character will receive peer and instructor feedback. By the end of the workshop, you will not only have explored the characters in your novel, you will create at least three additional works, short stories or chapters. The course runs for 4 weeks. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability.Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite…

$130.00 $110.00
Novel II Workshop: Setting as Three-Dimensional Canvas | July 2015
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Novel II Workshop: Setting as Three-Dimensional Canvas | July 2015

Due to popular demand, we are now offering our new novel workshop focused on setting, titled, "Novel II: Setting as Three-Dimensional Canvas." By exploring time, place and the vital iconic entities, your settings within each individual scene will not merely lay flat as backgrounds to your characters but rather your settings will weave into the lives of your characters and provide three-dimensional support, movement, arc and inspiration.ξUsing a number of guided structural and narrative explorations, you will explore three individual scene settings and will identify their pulse points and potentials then bring these potentials out with individualized edits and end…

$150.00 $130.00
Novel II Workshop: Setting as Three-Dimensional Canvas | July 2015
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Novel II Workshop: Setting as Three-Dimensional Canvas | September 2015

Due to popular demand, we are now offering our new novel workshop focused on setting, titled, "Novel II: Setting as Three-Dimensional Canvas." By exploring time, place and the vital iconic entities, your settings within each individual scene will not merely lay flat as backgrounds to your characters but rather your settings will weave into the lives of your characters and provide three-dimensional support, movement, arc and inspiration.ξUsing a number of guided structural and narrative explorations, you will explore three individual scene settings and will identify their pulse points and potentials then bring these potentials out with individualized edits and end…

$150.00 $130.00
Novel III Workshop: Form Narrative Arc That Grabs from Beginning to End | August 2015
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Novel III Workshop: Form Narrative Arc That Grabs from Beginning to End | August 2015

After you've focused on your characters, scenes and settings, it's time to look at the overall structure and narrative arc of the novel. Think of this workshop as viewing an artwork. For example, when we view Seurat'sξA Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte up close, we canξsee the finer aspects of pointillism--i.e., the dots of paint. The subjects and images are blurred, but we are able to study the work up close at its foundational level. When weξback up and view Seurat'sξpointillism from across the room, the dotsξdisappear and weξcan see the overall intention of the forms, subjects,…

$150.00 $130.00
Novel III Workshop: Form Narrative Arc That Grabs from Beginning to End | August 2015
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Novel III Workshop: Form Narrative Arc That Grabs from Beginning to End | September 2015

After you've focused on your characters, scenes and settings, it's time to look at the overall structure and narrative arc of the novel. Think of this workshop as viewing an artwork. For example, when we view Seurat'sξA Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte up close, we canξsee the finer aspects of pointillism--i.e., the dots of paint. The subjects and images are blurred, but we are able to study the work up close at its foundational level. When weξback up and view Seurat'sξpointillism from across the room, the dotsξdisappear and weξcan see the overall intention of the forms, subjects,…

$150.00 $130.00
One on One Workshops
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One on One Workshops

Looking for a writing sensei? Join us for a One on One Workshop, where you and your instructor will develop a custom-designed mentoring and editorial workshop just for you. We are interested in exploring and bringing out the best in your strengths and organic voice, while further developing your focus areas and turning them into talents.We have three tiers of services: Short Story, Novella & Collections, Novel & Collections. We also offer academic services. You will notice that moving up in tier increases the payment. The greater the word count, the more intricately the individual arcs weave into the overall…

$250.00$1000.00
Poetry I | March 2015
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Poetry I | March 2015

Body Poetic is the study of and creation of poems with a focus on how body and gender inform our linguistic expression. 4 weeks. 4 new poems written by you. Lisa Marie Basile is the founding editor of Luna Luna Mag, a mischievous little women’s arts&culture site. She also edits the micropress Patasola Press and is co-editor for Diorama Journal. Her work can be seen in Best American Poetry, Poets & Artists Magazine, PANK Magazine, The Nervous Breakdown, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, decomP, Thrush Poetry Journal, Poetry Crush, La Fovea, Prick of the Spindle and elimae, among others. She is the author of Andalucia (The Poetry Society of New York) and Triste (Dancing Girl Press). Her newest…

$110.00 $90.00
Short Short Fiction: Small & Mighty! | May 2015
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Short Short Fiction: Small & Mighty! | May 2015

Tomes are out. Prose shorter than a grocery list is in. Less is more. This is a flash fiction workshop. 4 weeks. 4 new flash fictions written by you. Come on. Get flashy with it.Rae Bryant’s short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals, released from Patasola Press, NY, in June 2011. Her stories and essays have appeared in print and online at  The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, StoryQuarterly, McSweeney’s, New World Writing, Gargoyle Magazine,and Redivider, among other publications and have been nominated for the Pen/Hemingway, Pen Emerging Writers, &NOW Award and Pushcart Prize. She has won awards in fiction from Whidbey Writers and The Johns Hopkins University as well as fellowships from the VCCA and Hopkins to write, study…

$110.00 $90.00
Short Story I | March 2015
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Short Story I | March 2015

Write your characters, settings and scenes with a focus on your organic voice and style and with personal feedback. This workshop is for character-focused craft and storytellers. Our focus will be onξnarratives that grip and immerse readers at an unflinching level while understanding the differences between what is essential and what is gratuitous. With a focus on scene work and how to build a story through the nucleus of the scene, writers will explore their organic voices and styles. Join us and improve your craft as the weeks progress by giving and receiving feedback, the cornerstone of exploring your own…

$110.00 $90.00
Short Story II: Organic Voice, PoVs, Tenses and Syntax | May 2015
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Short Story II: Organic Voice, PoVs, Tenses and Syntax | May 2015

Take your short stories to another level in character-focused storytelling. Explore the nuances craft and narrative through your organic voice and how PoV, tense and syntax can enhance your characters, settings and scenes. This workshop is for character-focused craft and storytellers. Workshop submissions should be completed drafts already revised and ready for advanced editing and feedback, though, writers should be ready and willing to "gut" and reform their stories if necessary. Our focus will be on taking your narrative and structures to a multi-tiered level of craft where the surfaces of your stories dip into the subtleties, depths and connections…

$130.00 $110.00
The AWP Survival Guide | How to Have Fun without Making a Complete Idiot of Yourself
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The AWP Survival Guide | How to Have Fun without Making a Complete Idiot of Yourself

Included in this FREE AWP Survival Guide are links to mobile friendly apps, specific guidance on promotional ideas, veteran "How to" tips, and guidance on how to handle difficult situations and people. This AWP Survival Guide is brought to you with care from Eckleburg and it's instructors, who have braved multiple years of AWP excitement, in hopes that you will better survive the mother of all writer conferences. Included:AWP ChecklistHow to Handle Drunken, Pushy and/or Entitled Writer PeopleHow to Make ConnectionsHow to Schedule Wisely & Take Care of Yourself 

The Baby Wit Workshop
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The Baby Wit Workshop

This is the FREE "Baby Wit Workshop" at The Eckleburg Workshops, where we will laugh, cry, write, and navigate our sleep-deprived parental states. This is a free self-serve workshop. If you would like to work with a faculty member on your work and receive individualized readings and feedback, check out our group workshops including Short Story I and II, Short Short Fiction, Novel I, II, III, Personal Essay and more at Online Workshops.Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals (Patasola Press). Her stories, essays, and poetry have appeared in print and online at The Paris Review, The…

The Beats Workshop | March 2015
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The Beats Workshop | March 2015

Join Sarah Herrington, named Poet to Watch by Oprah Magazine, in a study of counterculture, experimentation, sexuality and rhythm that marked the phenomena known as The Beat Generation, as inspiration for creating your own. Seminal works such as Ginsberg's Howl, Burrough's Naked Lunch and Kerouac's On the Road created national shifts that not only broke down aesthetic boundaries but also social boundaries. By the end of this course you will have studied excerpts of these works, created new works, received individual feedback and taken away new tools for facilitating writing and drafts of poetry, fiction and/or personal essays. Make sure to…

$110.00 $90.00
The Binocular Vision Workshop
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The Binocular Vision Workshop

In this free workshop, our focus will be on studying organic metaphor in Edith Pearlman'sξBinocular Visionξas an example of how to take your narrative and structures to a multi-tiered level of craft where the surfaces of your stories dip into the subtleties, depths and connections that make a good story an exceptional story. Join us and improve your craft in this self-directed workshop lesson.ξThen join us for a group or one on one workshop where you will receive individualized feedback on your work.Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals (Patasola Press). Her stories, essays,…

The Bukowski Workshop | June 2014
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The Bukowski Workshop | June 2014

Noted by Time as the "laureate of American lowlife," Charles Bukowski is the beloved literary bad boy who cut to the dirty quick of it with sharp wit. In this workshop, we will read from pivotal Bukowski works and explore how Bukowski's confessional voice marinates with our own voices by writing a few short pieces. We will also use some favorite writing and craft techniques tailored to bringing out the best in your literary, badass fiction, and you will receive individual feedback from peers and instructor. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability.Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite…

$110.00 $90.00
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The Fine Art of Application Writing | March 2015

This course will walk students through the basics of writing convincing and persuasive applications to fellowships, grants, and other opportunities. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability. This course begins the first Sunday of the month. You will have all week to complete your lessons and will not need to login at particular times during the week, but rather, when it is convenient to your schedule. You will have access to class, peer and instructor interaction throughout the week, as part of our comment and forum sections. Kristina Marie Darling is the author of over twenty books, which include…

$110.00 $90.00
The Importance of Following Submission Guidelines
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The Importance of Following Submission Guidelines

Included in this FREE The Importance of Following Submission Guidelines are tips and advice from editors, writers and Eckleburg instructors that will help pushξyour manuscript to the next level at your favorite journal. Included are free lessons on:Universal Manuscript Guidelines,Cover Letters,Dressing the Manuscript for Success,& More.Join us for this free workshop that will not only make your manuscripts better but will also portray you as a conscientious, professional writer with whomξeditors and instructors want to work!Also, check out our FREE AWP: How to Enjoy and Not Make a Complete Idiot Out of Yourself! 

The Johns Hopkins University: Hybrid Forms: JHU Registered Students Only
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The Johns Hopkins University: Hybrid Forms: JHU Registered Students Only

 This course portal is only for current students and alumni who are enrolled in course work with Rae Bryant at The Johns Hopkins University. Students who have enrolled for coursework and have paid their semester tuition will be given a password. Writers interested in applying for graduate program study can find more information at The Johns Hopkins University.Rae Bryant’s short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals, released from Patasola Press, NY, in June 2011. Her stories and essays have appeared in print and online at  The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, StoryQuarterly, McSweeney’s, New World Writing, Gargoyle Magazine,and Redivider, among other publications and have been nominated for the Pen/Hemingway, Pen Emerging Writers, &NOW…

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The Poetry Chapbook Workshop | June 2015

In "The Poetry Chapbook Workshop," we'll talk about what a chapbook is, what makes a strong manuscript, and engage with our own body of poems to see what themes emerge from our work. We'll also explore some chapbook presses, what to look out for when submitting, and how to find the right home for your manuscript. The workshop will provide opportunities for feedback on their poems and cover letters. By the end of the four weeks, you will have a draft of a chapbook manuscript!Meg Eden's work has been published in various magazines, including Rattle, Drunken Boat, Eleven Eleven, and…

$110.00 $90.00
The Runaway Workshop
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The Runaway Workshop

In this free workshop, our focus will be on studying the pastoral, mundane and reflective in Nobel Prize winning Alice Munro's Runaway as an example of how to take your narrative and structures to a multi-tiered level of craft where the surfaces of your stories dip into the subtleties, depths and connections that make a good story an exceptional story. Join us and improve your craft in this self-directed workshop lesson. Then join us for a group or one on one workshop where you will receive individualized feedback on your work. Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite State…

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Why We Need Litmags: Everything About Publishing That They Never Tell You | May 2015

"Why We Need Litmags" provides students with the tools for entering the indie publishing industry. It includes sessions on how to read a literary magazine and find the ones that "click" with your work, strategies for preparing a strong submission, exercises on writing cover letters and bios, and more. The skills developed in this workshopξwill help writers who want to approachξeditors of small book presses with their manuscripts. Assignments will receive individualized feedback from instructor and peers and willξinclude instructor-suggested magazines for submission ofξstudents' work.Meg Eden's work has been published in various magazines, including Rattle, Drunken Boat, Eleven Eleven, and…

$110.00 $90.00
Writing Dynamic Female Characters | March 2015
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Writing Dynamic Female Characters | March 2015

Is your female character believable? How can you make her truly unique? This workshop will lead writers through a series of questions and exercises to help them develop dynamic female characters.ξWrite dynamic, female characters with the detail, motivations and narrative arcs worthy of your voice and talent. This workshop is for all gender voices and styles looking to strengthen their awareness of women on the page.ξPre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability. Born to a Mexican mother and a Jewish father, Rosebud Ben-Oni is a CantoMundo Fellow and the author ofξSOLECISMξ(Virtual Artists' Collective, 2013).ξHer work is forthcoming or appears…

$110.00 $90.00
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Writing for Documentaries & Photographic Media I | March 2015

The Writing for "Documentaries & Photographic Media I" Workshop is an introductory 4 week exploration of writing for documentaryξand photographic media in print, online and film. Create new work to beξindividually read and critiqued by your peers and instructor. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability. This course begins the first Sunday of the month. You will have all week to complete your lessons and will not need to login at particular times during the week, but rather, when it is convenient to your schedule. You will have access to class, peer and instructor interaction throughout the week,…

$110.00 $90.00
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Writing for Documentaries & Photographic Media I | September 2015

The Writing for "Documentaries & Photographic Media I" Workshop is an introductory 4 week exploration of writing for documentaryξand photographic media in print, online and film. Create new work to beξindividually read and critiqued by your peers and instructor. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability. This course begins the first Sunday of the month. You will have all week to complete your lessons and will not need to login at particular times during the week, but rather, when it is convenient to your schedule. You will have access to class, peer and instructor interaction throughout the week,…

$110.00 $90.00
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Sale!Featured

Writing for Documentaries & Photographic Media I | September 2015

The Writing for "Documentaries & Photographic Media I" Workshop is an introductory 4 week exploration of writing for documentaryξand photographic media in print, online and film. Create new work to beξindividually read and critiqued by your peers and instructor. Pre-register for a discounted price, limited time and availability. This course begins the first Sunday of the month. You will have all week to complete your lessons and will not need to login at particular times during the week, but rather, when it is convenient to your schedule. You will have access to class, peer and instructor interaction throughout the week,…

$110.00 $90.00

 

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“I took the Eckleburg Essay Workshop assuming it would be helpful (Of course, why else take it?), but it was so much more helpful than I expected.  Not only did the instructor’s guidance result in a published essay, it helped me become a better writer overall.”

Mathew Lang