Literary Calendar

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Public Events

WriterHouse Seminar: Young Adult Fiction

Sat. Jan. 24 9:00am - 1:00pm
Want to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the young adult genre? Want to get your novel off the ground? This seminar will explore questions of craft as well as current trends in the marketplace.

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The Printed Word Endures

Sat. Jan. 31 - Sat. Apr. 11
Virginia Arts of the Book Center - Charlottesville
Join publication designer and printmaker Josef Beery for an eight-week seminar investigating the nature of the book.

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WriterHouse Seminar: Writing the Spiritual Life

Sat. Jan. 31 9:00am - 4:00pm
In this one-day seminar, we’ll explore writing methods, prompts, and journaling, allowing us access to our personal definitions of a “spiritual life.” Examining the spiritual genre in terms of craft and technique, we’ll ask questions such as: “How do I write spirituality without preaching or falling into dogma?” and “How can writing offer guidance—for others […]

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WriterHouse Seminar: Writing Rounded Characters

Sat. Feb. 14 9:00am - 1:00pm
Want to learn how to write memorable characters? This seminar will cover all the basics of character design so you can build your own unique, compelling, alive-feeling characters that are strong enough to carry a novel or story.

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