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The Writer's Garret

March, 2011

Writers' CAMP Deadline [] Winter / Spring Calendar [] Writer's News [] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Find Us Upstairs at Paperbacks Plus [] Find us on Facebook [] Follow us on Twitter [] Forward to a Friend [] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tell us what you want. No, really. The writers, the classes, the ideas. What does Your Writer's Garret [] look like? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ March at The Garret ( []Click here for upcoming classes, talks, and events []) [] Friday 3.18, 5PM is the Early Bird deadline for Mayborn Prep Course []with [] Dr. Dan Burns [](click for details) Saturdays, April 16, 30; May 7, 21, 1-4 PM MEMBERS save $15 if registered by the Early Bird Deadline Let us help you get your nonfiction piece (reported narrative, essay, or book manuscript) ready for the Mayborn submission deadline on Mon. 6.13. Don't know about the Mayborn? Click here []. Click HERE [] to register. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sunday 3.20, 1-3 PM Writers' Block: The Novelist: From 'Aspiring' to 'First-Time' to 'Published' [] (Click for details) with Ron Roy Join various members of The Writer's Garret community for an open, frank discussion of what it takes to write all the way through to the completion of that first novel, from conception to draft (after draft after draft) to manuscript to actual book. FREE, but we love donations ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ VORT TING Continues Mondays, 7-9PM North American Short Stories with Valerie Taylor, Paul Sampson & Greg Thompson March 28 Ernest Hemingway & Raymond Carver April 11 Raymond Carver & Margaret Atwood April 25 Margaret Atwood Foundations of Early 21st Century Poetry: The Women with Greg Thompson March 21; April 4, 18; May 2, 16 March 21 -- Marianne Moore We will continue with an examination the great women of poetry in the first half of the 20th Century. Still to come: Muriel Rukeyser, Elizabeth Bishop, Lorine Niedecker, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds, Jorie Graham, and Anne Carson. $15 per visit with advance RSVP to [] or 214.828.1715 by noon the Friday before to get work to discuss. MEMBERS' discounts: complete section for $50 Register NOW [] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ALSO... Mondays 3.21 - 5.9, 6-7:30PM Participate in a FREE Creative Writing Workshop! At the Mesquite Branch Library [], 2600 Oates Dr., Mesquite, TX 75150 The Writer's Garret will have a FREE creative writing workshop Mondays starting March 21 until May 9 from 6 - 7:30 PM. For more information, contact ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tuesday 3.29, 5PM is the Early Bird Deadline for Revising Imaginative Prose [] (click for details) withRobin Underdahl April 26; May 3, 17 & 24 7-9 PM Reserve a seat for your young writers, ages 14-19, in this Summer's Writing CAMP by clicking here []. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Beyond Word Logo [] The Writer's Garret is made possible by our chief supporters and partners: Paperbacks Plus; National Endowment for the Arts; City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs; Texas Commission on the Arts; KERA; James and Gayle Halperin Foundation / Heritage Auction Galleries; ArtsPartners / Young Audiences; Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP; Harold Simmons Foundation; M.B. and Edna Zale Foundation; Adolphus Hotel; Mesquite Arts Council; Energy Production Corporation (EPCO); Wukasch Foundation; Kay Cattarulla Fund of The Dallas Foundation; Calvert K. Collins Family Foundation; Whole Foods; and our Board of Trustees, Board of Sponsors, members, and staff. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Garret Wants You TUE. 3.15 7-9PM -- Stone Soup Mixed Genre Peer Critique Workshop FRI. 3.18 5PM -- Early Bird Discount Deadline for Mayborn Prep Course SUN. 3.20 1-3PM -- Writers' Block: The Novelist: From Aspiring to First-Time to Published MON. 3.21 6-7:30PM -- Creative Writing Workshop at Mesquite Branch Library MON. 3.21 7-9PM -- Vort Ting: Marianne Moore TUE. 3.22 7-9PM -- Stone Soup Portable Poetry Peer Critique Workshop, working with Jack Myers' text The Portable Poetry Workshop Click here to learn more []about Jack Myers' final poetry collection The Memory of Water (out this April) Everything great in your writing life takes place upstairs at Paperbacks Plus, 6115 La Vista Drive, Dallas, TX 75214. Give us a call at 214.828.1715. Click [] for full calendar.


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