All posts tagged: workshop

Wednz Scene: University of New Mexico Rananim Online Writing Workshops

August 16 / 17 Hello! Another Wednesday approaches and found a few things to get your attention. First off, a workshop, courtesy of Association of Writers & Writing Programs or AWP. credit source: awp University of New Mexico Rananim Online Writing Workshops Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States   DETAILS OCT 2 – NOV 24, 2017 Conference TUITION / COST:2017 rates: $400 for eight-week workshop SCHOLARSHIP: None Available CONTACT: Eva Lipton-Ormand PHONE: 5052775572 EMAIL: dhlawrenceranch@unm.edu WEBSITE: https://dhlawrenceranch.unm.edu/ An offshoot of the Taos Summer Writers’ Conference, named one of the Top Ten writers’ conferences in the United States by USA Today, Rananim offers workshops in fiction, poetry, nonfiction and more. Faculty includes many favorites of the Taos Summer Writers’ Conference. A tax-deductible portion of the tuition benefits the D.H. Lawrence Ranch near Taos, NM. 2017 Fall Rananim classes: Laura Brodie: Where to Begin: Steps Toward Creating a World (multi-genre) Daniel Mueller: Central Image in Narrative: The Picture Tells the Story (multi-genre) Tanaya Winder: Writing the Rupture (poetry) Summer Wood: Write It New (multi-genre) October 2 – November 24, $400/class which includes a …

Wednz Scene: Writing Opportunities

July 19 / 17 Found a few opportunities for those who are writing for a hobby or have aspirations to become a writer. Take a look at these and see what you think…..   PHILIP LEVINE PRIZE FOR POETRY 2017 2016 WINNER: RACHEL RINEHART, THE CHURCH IN THE PLAINS Prize: $2,000 and publication by Anhinga Press Submit: 48 – 80-page ms. Opens July 1, Closes September 30 Fee: $25 hard copy, $28 online FINAL JUDGE: C.G. HANZLICEK Coordinator: Corrine Clegg Hales, connieh@csufresno.edu Guidelines: fresnostate.edu/levineprize FRESNO STATE MFA PROGRAM IN CREATIVE WRITING You have plenty of time to start or polish off your poetry.     credit source: association of writers & writing programs (awp) 2017 Summer Writing Workshop in Austin, TX Austin, Texas, United States   DETAILS AUG 14 – AUG 19, 2017  Retreat TUITION / COST: WLT Members $329 / Nonmembers $389 SCHOLARSHIP: None Available CONTACT: Becka Oliver PHONE:512-499-8914 EMAIL: becka@writersleague.org WEBSITE: http://www.writersleague.org/37/Summer-Writing-Workshop Six workshops, six instructors, Austin, TX. Choose from memoir, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and revision. The 2017 Writers’ League of Texas Summer Writing Workshop will be held August …

Wednz Scene: ABI Workshop in August

May 10 / 17 Arts Business Institute has another workshop coming in August and Shadowboxerinc is here to pass the information along…. cred: arts business institute Please join us for the Thriving Artists Workshop WASHINGTON DC METRO AREA Artists & Makers Studios 12276 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland August 12-13, 2017   Want to launch and grow your own business as an artist? Interested in moving from part-time to full-time, struggling to sustainable? This two-day workshop program is designed to guide you into a successful business model. Learn best practices firsthand with some of the top experts in the industry.  Schedule at a Glance – Saturday, August 12 9:00 a.m  Registration 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   The New Marketplace – Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Creative Marketing – Carolyn Edlund 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Lunch (meal provided) – Expert Panel Discussion 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    Pricing for Profit – Wendy Rosen/Carolyn Edlund 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.      Sales Strategies for Artists – Carolyn Edlund 3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.      Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)   Schedule at a Glance …

Weekend Scene: ABI Reminder…..Artist & Maker Business Bootcamp

Feb. 4 / 17 First weekend for February. Not a lot to cover, but I do have a reminder, courtesy of the Arts Business Institute (ABI). I’ve posted this a few months ago, but again this is a reminder…. cred: arts business institute February 18-19, 2017 Hilton Garden Inn 1100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA Learn How to Price, Market and Sell Your Art or Craft   Are you passionate about growing your creative business? This event is designed specifically for fine artists and craft artists who want to succeed on a professional level.   Schedule at a Glance Saturday, February 18th 9:00 a.m.  Registration opens 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    The New Marketplace – Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Creative Marketing Strategies – Carolyn Edlund 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch break 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.     Wholesale 101 – Wendy Rosen 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.       Creative Sales Strategies  – Carolyn Edlund 3:00 p.m.     Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)   Sunday, February 19th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Pricing for Profit – Rosen/Edlund 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. …

Weekend Scene: 2017 New Orleans Writing Retreat…..Cambridge Writers’ Workshop

Jan. 21 / 2017 Hey…..if your planning on going to New Orleans and your itching to do some writing, this retreat is right for you….. cred: awp (association of writers & writing program) 2017 New Orleans Writing Retreat (March 23-26, 2017) feat. Dipika Guha, Emily Nemens, Rita Banerjee, & Diana Norma Szokolyai – Cambridge Writers’ Workshop New Orleans, Louisiana, United States   DETAILS MAR 24 – MAR 26, 2017 Retreat APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2017 TUITION / COST:$750 SCHOLARSHIP: None Available CONTACT: Rita Banerjee EMAIL: directors@cambridgewritersworkshop.org WEBSITE: cww.nyc The 2017 Cambridge Writers’ Workshop New Orleans Writing Retreat will be held from March 24 to 26. The faculty includes writers Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, & other award-winning professors. The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Spring in New Orleans Writing Retreat will take place from March 24-26, 2017. The retreat offers multi-genre workshops, as well as craft seminars and time to write. The faculty includes creative writers Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, & other award-winning writers. The cost of the retreat is $750, which includes tuition, lodging, a welcome dinner and …

Wednesday Scene: DC Fan Art & A Workshop

Jan. 18 / 17 Hey! Wednesday is here. I was on Shadowbox’s Twitter feed when these events caught my eye. As we know DC’s Wonder Woman will be in theaters this summer. If you’re a fan of the infamous Amazon and have an artistic hand, you could win a trip to the film’s premiere.  Also on the horizon……DC Talent Development Workshop. cred: art of wonder woman #WWFANART Submit your original fan art for a chance to win a trip to the world premiere screening of Wonder Woman film in May 2017 and the opportunity for the winner’s artwork to be displayed at an upcoming Wonder Woman event.  For more information go to artofwonderwoman.com/#/  Submissions close on February 4, 2017. You have time so get crackin’!   cred: dc comic development workshop   DC Talent Development Workshop   DC is holding a talent development workshop for artists and writers. Artists: 2-Week Workshop & Master Classes How to apply Current Resume Short Composition Art Portfolio Submission Agreement ARTISTS WORKSHOP: APPLY FEB 1 – MAR 1, 2017   Writers: Writer’s …

Wednesday Scene: A Getaway & A Workshop

November 30 / 16 Good Morning! Last Wednesday for November. Not too much going on, but I did find this little gem to share with some writers….. cred: association of writers & writing program awp 24th Annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway Galloway, New Jersey, United States   January 13-16, 2017 – Atlantic City area Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 24th Annual Winter Getaway featuring Stephen Dunn and Sharon Olds. Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir and poetry. Early registration discounts and scholarships available – details at stockton.edu/wintergetaway This program is presented by Murphy Writing of Stockton University.   Faculty Featured Writers Include: Stephen Dunn, Sharon Olds, James Richardson and more. Past workshop leaders include Kim Addonizio, Julianna Baggott, Christian Bauman, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Mark Doty, Kathleen Graber, Tony Hoagland, Dorianne Laux, Thomas Lux, Laura McCullough, Carol Plum-Ucci, Mimi Schwartz, Patricia Smith, Terese Svoboda. Directed by Peter E. Murphy. See http://wintergetaway.com/faculty/ for this year’s faculty list and bios.   Genres Poetry, Fiction, …

Wednesday Scene: ABI Workshop

August 31 / 16 Morning…..Arts Business Institute has a workshop coming. No time to fiddle daddle, let’s get to the details. cred: arts business institute Cuyahoga Valley Art Center and The Arts Business Institute Present THE THRIVING ARTIST: Business Strategies to Market and Sell Your Artwork October 29-30 2016 2131 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio   SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE Saturday, October 29th 9:00 a.m.  Registration opens 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Making Work That Sells – Wendy Rosen 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Creative Marketing for Artists – Carolyn Edlund 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Lunch break 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Pricing for Profit – Wendy Rosen 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Create an Effective Art Website – Carolyn Edlund 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)   Sunday, October 30th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Licensing Your Art – Carolyn Edlund 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Who is Your Customer? – Wendy Rosen 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Lunch break 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Selling Art Online – Carolyn Edlund 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Building Gallery Relationships – Carolyn Edlund 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Individual Artist Consultations (pre-scheduled)   Individual Course Details (all …