Tuesday/Thursday/Friday Jumpstart, with Dori Ostermiller
Even the most seasoned writers have difficulty carving out time and summoning inspiration. This popular, productive morning workshop provides quiet, structured writing time among peers, a handful of fabulous ideas to get you rolling, and your morning coffee and tea, fruit and muffins in our light-filled Florence studio…
Starting with a variety of imaginative prompts, we will warm up, engage in a sustained writing period, then share our work and receive thoughtful, constructive feedback. Each session includes writing time, craft tips, handouts, discussion and refreshments. Appropriate for all levels and genres. These popular workshops fill fast!.
Tues, Thurs, or Friday mornings, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; 10-week Summer Session starts week of June 1 ($405)
Dori Ostermiller, MFA, is the founding director of Writers in Progress. Her debut novel, Outside the Ordinary World (MIRA, 2010) was an Indie Best pick and an MLA must-read. Her work has appeared in many literary journals, including The Bellingham Review, Alligator Juniper, Bellowing Ark, Peregrine, Calliope, Roanoke Review, Chautauqua Literary Journal, The American, The Massachusetts Review and Rumpus, among others. Dori has worked for over two decades as a professional editor, and has taught literature and writing at many area colleges and universities. She is the recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist’s Fellowship and a Tobias Wolf Fiction award, among others.