The 2019 James Jones Writers Workshop Retreat is pleased to offer writers the opportunity to attend up to three vastly different writing workshops: Developmental Workshop with Kaylie Jones, Writing Historical Fiction with featured faculty Laurie Loewenstein, and The Art of Creative Writing with J. Patrick Redmond and Lauren J. Sharkey.

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WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION

WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION

with Laurie Loewenstein

Includes: (1) hour conference with Laurie Loewenstein and critique of up to (15) pages.

About the Workshop: Beginning and advanced writers will learn how to conduct historical research, create an accurate historical setting, and apply the basic crafts of character development and storytelling to a historical novel. To read more, click here.

DEVELOPMENTAL WORKSHOP

DEVELOPMENTAL WORKSHOP

with Kaylie Jones

About the Workshop: Writers will dive deeper into their writing project, perhaps uncovering perspectives and themes they had not considered, or to develop others more fully. We will discuss the critical developmental elements of memoir and fiction and how they apply to your specific work. This will be an experiential workshop where writers will be writing from prompts specifically chosen to inform and polish their work. To read more, click here.

THE ART OF CREATIVE WRITING

THE ART OF CREATIVE WRITING

with J. Patrick Redmond and Lauren J. Sharkey

Includes: (1) hour-long conference with either J. Patrick Redmond or Lauren J. Sharkey, and critique of up to (15) pages.

About the Workshop: The Art of Creative Writing is designed to introduce beginning writers to the fundamentals, skills, and tools needed for a successful creative writer. The course takes full advantage of the arts community in New Harmony, Indiana, as inspiration for scene and story telling. To read more, click here.