In Progress: World-Building for Fantasy and Science Fiction Free Workshop
Monday, March 25, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
The Bronx Writers' Center Workshops
at the Future Home of the Bronx Council on the Arts
A Series of Free Workshops and Events for Writers
Monday, March 25, 2013
6:30-7pm Speed Writing: Meet other writers while responding to short writing prompts. Bring work in progress.
7-8:30pm World-Building for Science Fiction & Fantasy: Creating a believeable world is vital in successful fantasy and science fiction writing. In this workshop, we will read and explore the worlds created by writers George Martin, Ursula LeGuin, and Ray Bradbury and use these examples to create our own worlds and the rules. This is a hands-on workshop. Be prepared to participate!
Maria Romano, Director of the Bronx Writers Center, writer and teacher, will lead this workshop.
This event is part of The Big Read in the Bronx. Participants will receive a free copy of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. (Supplies are limited.)
All welcome! Bring a notebook, a pen and your creative energy.
The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest. For more information, visit www.neabigread.org.
Additional support is provided by the Robert Bowne Foundation and the New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund INC., and the Westchester Square Branch of the New York Public Library
The Bronx Writers Center supports and develops the appetite for writing and reading in the Bronx. The BWC searches for and promotes new voices and audiences and engages the community in literary and literacy programs.
The Bronx Writers Center, a program of the Bronx Council on the Arts, is supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Robert A.Bowne Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts’ Literature Program, NYC Council Member James Vacca, New York City Department of Youth and Community Development,Arts Midwest, the Scherman Foundation, the Lambent Foundation, NYC Department of Small Business Services/Avenue NYC and the Westchester Square Branch of the New York Public Library.
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