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Workshop on Writing Emotion

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Author, teacher, and stage director Amanda McTigue will conduct a workshop on “Writing Emotion to Move Your Readers” at the next meeting of the Mt. Diablo Branch of the California Writers Club (CWC) on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Zio Fraedo’s Restaurant, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill.

Ms. McTigue will offer insights and guidance in a hands-on workshop, with exercises to guide participants in how to write authentic emotional content across all genres.

Her debut novel, Going to Solace, set in Appalachia, examines race relations from a fresh perspective. She is currently working on a collection of short stories, This is Not Water, and a second novel, Monkey Bottom. She is a Yale grad who has written for Disney Entertainment, and Paramount Entertainment. Her works for the stage have been produced at Carnegie Hall and the Minnesota Opera, among others.

Sign-in at 8:30 am, Breakfast from 9 to 9:30 am. Workshop from 9:30-12:30. The cost is $40 for CWC members, $50 for guests.

Reservations are required, and must be received no later than noon on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Contact Robin Gigoux at ragig@aol.com, or phone 925-933-9670. To sign up via PayPal, click “Buy now” on the Mt. Diablo branch website, http://cwcmtdiablowriters.wordpress.com/next-program/. Add $2 transaction fee.