Thursday, March 27th, from 4:30 to 5:30, I will be leading a free one-hour creative writing workshop at Wit & Whimsy Bookstore, Marblehead, MA. The event will kick off a creative writing contest the bookstore is organizing. Sign up for the workshop is required. Call the store to reserve your spot.
I will be at the Hudson Children's Book Festival, Hudson, NY on Saturday, May 3rd, from 10-4PM. Hope to see you there!
ANYTIME ONLINE CREATIVE WRITING CRITIQUE
I will send you, via e-mail, a 26-page packet of information and exercises for character-building, plot structure, dialogue, point-of-view, revision, and more. In addition, You can submit up to 10 pages (double-spaced, 12 point font, standard margins) of writing for my editorial notes. I will critique the pages, addressing any issues, including but not limited to plot, character development, syntax, grammar, and dialogue. I will point out what I believe works and offer some advice for an overall direction.
After I give notes, I will be available via e-mail for follow up if you have questions.
This class is available now. I will take up to ten students at a time and get back to you within one week of payment.
To sign up, please e-mail me: email@example.com
Congratulations to Carmelita, Tia, Amber, and Ronette, winners of the "Deadly Little Lessons Karma Chameleon Good Karma" contest! Go read their entries here.
Congratulations to Ingrid M., Carlie S., and Courtney P., the grand prize winners of the Deadly Little Voices release contest! Thanks to everyone who entered. Now, go check out the LOVE FOR THE TOUCH SERIES page to see some of the amazing entries!
Bookplates now available! Bookplates are sticker-like labels that I will personally address to you and sign. It's meant for you to adhere to the inside of your book – the next best thing to an autographed copy. If you'd like one of these, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Attn. Laurie Faria Stolarz
c/o Llewellyn Worldwide Publications
2143 Wooddale Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125-2989