Online Novel Writing Workshop
Monday, March 5, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Write A Novel – Online Workshop, Mondays (Lecture Available 24 hours)
Enjoy a writing workshop from the convenience of your own home! Get the help you need to begin, revise or complete your novel from a professional editor and published author. Writing a novel requires a solid understanding of all the tools that a fiction writer must use to hold a reader’s interest. In this course, you will learn the basics of plot, characterization, point of view, voice, theme, dialogue, pacing and exposition. Using a combination of lecture, exercise and critique from the instructor, you will sharpen your skills and complete the first fifty pages of your book. Sessions: 8. Registration Fee: $200. Instructor: Anita Diggs. The first online session will begin Monday, March 5, 2012. Please submit writing samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Lecture Dates: 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23.
Anita Diggs is the author of three novels: A Mighty Love, A Meeting in the Ladies Room and The Other Side of the Game. She has worked as a Senior Editor for Random House, Time Warner Trade Publishing and Thunder’s Mouth Press. Ms. Diggs has lectured across the country on the topics of novel writing, book proposal development and how to get a literary agent. The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, C-Span, The New York Daily News have interviewed her. Columbia Journalism Review placed Ms. Diggs on their “The Shapers” list for the year 2000. The Shapers is a list of prominent New Yorkers who shape the national media agenda.
African Voices Magazine
African Voices is a non-profit literary arts magazine devoted to publishing and presenting work by artists of color. Founded in 1992, African Voices will celebrate its 20th year anniversary in 2012. The magazine has published more than 700 writers since its inception.