Going for the Gold Writing Awards Workshops
Workshops are FREE for students, grades 7–12, and their teachers; however, students must bring a piece of writing or a written plan for a piece to enter in the 2013 Scholastic Writing Contest (a completed piece is needed for the 11/28 workshop). Register online by the Monday before the workshop you want to attend. Workshops are limited to the first thirty students and teachers who sign up.
|Registration Closed||Thursday, October 11th: Writing Fiction, Spratt 103.|
|Cancelled||Thursday, October 25th: Writing Poetry, Spratt 103. Registration will close for this workshop on October 22nd.|
|Register||Wednesday, November 28th: Writing Poetry and A Writer Reads Your Work, Eder 211. Registration will close for this workshop on November 26th.|
October Workshop Schedule
- 4:45-5:00pm: Pizza and online registration/signup for the 2013 Contest at http://www.artandwriting.org. Visit with the featured writer.
- 5:15pm: Examine what works in a winning piece. Learn a new technique and practice it.
- 6:15pm: Small group session. Share drafts and plans for your 2013 contest piece. Writing time to implement new ideas. Visit with the featured writer.
Workshop Presenters and Facilitators
Dr. Bill Church, Missouri Western English and creative writing professor (Workshop presenter on October 11 and group leader on November 28). Dr. Church recently published fiction in Coal City Review and Steam Ticket and poetry in Blue Island Review.
Mary Stone-Dockery, Missouri Western Adjunct English instructor (Workshop Presenter on October 25 and group leader on November 28). Mary, who earned her MFA from KU, is the author of Mythology of Touch and coeditor of Stone Highway Review.
Amanda Moyers, St. Joseph Central High School Communication Arts teacher and Missouri Scholastic Writing Region Leadership Team Member (facilitator)
Tom Pankiewicz, Missouri Western English instructor and PLWP director (facilitator)
Eric Williams, Missouri Western student/pre-service teacher