A Writer's Workshop
Starts again July 1st
Congratulations to Polly Dugan, former workshop member, for being a semi-finalist for The American Short(er) Fiction Contest. Her short-short story “The Apartment" started on Tell Us a Story earlier this year. Keep writing, Polly!
“Ode to Nest Man” by Siobhan Wright. Flash Fiction Magazine. 11 June 2020.
“A Simple Twist of Fate” by Kim Davis, forthcoming in Kestrel, Issue 43, September 1, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/Kestrel-A-Journal-of-Literature-and-Art-220148684688353/
“Hope for the Withering” by Andrew Bridgeman in April 2020
"The Contract Fulfilled" by Kim Davis in March 2020
"What Every Woman Knows" by Siobhan Wright in March 2020
You know you have needlessly poured over long email messages and social media posts. Stop. Send a thumbs up. Then start writing your story and keep it going. The obligation? Meet the deadline for four prompts. Give constructive feedback to other writers.
Marjoire Paoletti is a bird enthusiast and photographer who lives in Maryland.
Jenna Sterner is a Philadelphia-based staff photographer for Power Home Remodeling, focusing on events, culture, and storytelling at the company. She has been a photographer for over 8 years now and previously worked at NPR.
Mark Armbruster is a MICA graduate who hails from Catonsville, Maryland.
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Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to participate. I ask that you commit to the month and not give up.
Kimberly Parish Davis ****
Kathryn J. Pilachowski
*completed all prompts
Siobhan graduated from Penn State University with a MFA in fiction writing in 1989. She went on to have a long career as a writing teacher at Carroll Community College in Maryland where she still works. Through being a coach for a creative problem-solving group, with Destination Imagination, she became devoted to prompts and deadlines. Feedback is critical for growth and discovery.
Siobhan's creative works include the following:
"Mending" published by The Crab Creek Review (poem)
"Topography" published by Oxford Magazine (story)
Camera Obscura produced by the Baltimore Playwrights Festival (play)
The Art of Dying Well , staged reading at Fells Point Corner Theatre (play)
"What Every Woman Knows" published by Ekphrastic Review (story)
"Ode to Nest Man" published by Flash Fiction Magazine (story)