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October 4 @ 7:00 PM EDT - 8:30 PM EDT

Investigate your family trees! Historian/biographer Ken Ackerman shows the nuts and bolts of investigating our family trees, going back generations. He will describe how to use archives, interviews, internet sources, family records, and memories and piece together a multigenerational story. The class is perfect for memoirists, biographers, or people interested to learn where they came […]

October 5 @ 7:00 PM EDT - November 9 @ 9:30 PM EST

Transfer strong, well-crafted opinions from your mind onto the page! Learn how to pack a powerful punch when writing persuasively. This six-week workshop teaches you the processes involved in crafting mainly op-eds and prepared speeches: Think. Plan. Write. Participants will learn the techniques of audience analysis, message development, targeted research,and effective use of social media. […]

October 7 @ 10:00 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT

Grab your reader’s attention from page one! Learn how to grab your reader’s attention from the first page of your short story, novel, or personal essay! Many editors and agents never read more than a few hundred words of any submission or query, so having a compelling and well-crafted first page is critical to getting […]