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Urban Writers Series, Workshop (Free)

MR-writers-block-guyAre you a writer and have fallen off of the writer’s wagon? Are you bogged down with social media and inundated with day-to-day family stress, work pressures and of course, bill management? Is that book you have been working on for months-years now collecting dust in a corner of your home? 
You wish to escape this year and get away to do what you long to do – write and finish your book? Actually your manuscript.
The Institute Library is excited to announce a new partnership program, The Urban Writers Series, co-hosted by Boldminds LLC and The Institute Library. We will host an inaugural, (FREE) 2-part workshop in January 2016. Each day will address practical issues facing writers, is offered for free, and is limited to 20 participants. Register today to reserve your space.  Only nine (9) so register today.

Part 1: Saturday January 9  2016 from 11:00 AM2:00 PM

Location: 847 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510
Workshop Part 1: Saturday January 9, 2016  Capacity: 20 max

  • How to get your manuscript started
  • Focusing on a Main Topic
  • Main Idea and Chapter Development
  • Manuscript inspection (1 per/person)
  • Question and Dialogue

You must attend Part 1 in order to attended Part 2

Workshop Part 2: Saturday January 23, 2016
11am-2pm; Capacity: 20 max (Must have attended Part 1)

  • How to get your manuscript back on track
  • Manuscript inspection (1 per/person)
  • Author forensics on manuscript
  • Copyrights
  • Publication resources
  • Question and Dialogue

Urban Writers Series, Workshop
oordinator Natalie N. Elicker
Workshop Facilitator Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur
Location: 847 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510
203.562.4045 (library)
Save the date for our 2016 Urban Writers/Authors Conference, “Writing with Social Consciousness,” Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9am-5pm. Details will be announced soon.


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