APPEARANCES

I'll be at E Shaver Bookseller, Savannah, Georgia, on July 9th at 1PM. Hope to see you!
For more information.


I’ll be at Barnes & Noble, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, on Sunday, July 10th from 1-3PM. Come see me! For more information.

SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS

4-Day Creative Writing Workshop in Marblehead, MA

Level: Beginner to Moderate, Ages 11+
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 26 and 28, August 2 and 4th.
Time: 4 - 6PM 

Cost: $200
To sign up, please e-mail me: lauriestolarz@yahoo.com

Workshop Description: In this four-session workshop, students will work to develop and improve their writing craft in a fun and supportive group. We will work on setting, character- and plot-building, story structure, voice, dialogue, point-of-view, and more. Please bring a notebook and pen.

1-Day Intensive Creative Writing Workshop in Marblehead, MA

Level: Moderate to Advanced, Ages 13+
Date: Saturday, July 23rd 

Time: 10AM - 2PM

Cost: $120 

To sign up, please e-mail me: lauriestolarz@yahoo.com

Workshop Description: Want to start a new project but need some inspiration? Need a little momentum for your current work-in-progress? In this one-day intensive workshop, we will look to the work of published writers to explore varied techniques; do free-writing exercises that explore and examine plot, character development, theme, setting, dialogue, voice, and revision; look at the "big picture" of your stories, particularly with respect to structure; practice varied tools for revision; and strive to find the path to finishing your work-in-progress (be it a novel, novella, or short story).

ANYTIME ONLINE CREATIVE WRITING CRITIQUE
Cost: $100.00

I will send you, via e-mail, a 30-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 for the online writing critique, please e-mail me: lauriestolarz@yahoo.com

Autographed Books & Bookplates
Would you like to purchase one of my autographed titles (or better yet a whole series) for a gift or for yourself? Or would you like a personalized bookplate? Please e-mail me: lauriestolarz@yahoo.com

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