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    Name: Writers Workshop
    Date: July 14, 2021
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Trip Builder: View Trip
    Event Description:
    July 2021 will mark the first year for The Victorian Chautauqua Writers Workshops, a five-day series of writing workshops scheduled to be held July 12-16.

    Four different workshops will be guided by experienced instructors/authors and genres of writing will include composing one-act plays, other forms of theatrical writing, creative writing, personal essay, memoir, and more.

    These small-group workshops will be divided into four different age groups: grades 3-8, 9-12, teen-adult, and adult. Three of the workshops will be held in Oakland locations including The Ruth Enlow Library, Our Town Theatre, and other town spaces. A fourth class will be held in historic Mountain Lake Park at the Mountain Lake Park Town Hall.

    Attendees will have the chance to benefit from working in small group settings and will be offered one-on-one help from instructors.

    On the last day of the workshops, participants will have the opportunity to publicly share excerpts from their written projects.

    Visit the Victorian Chautauqua website for full details including course description and instructor bios. Please note that times vary between workshops. Check each workshop for specifics. 

    The workshop series is presented in cooperation with The Ruth Enlow Library, The Garrett County Historical Society, Our Town Theater, The Sincell Family, and The Town of Mountain Lake Park.
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    Location:
    FOUR LOCATIONS

    Going Deeper; Telling Your Story Through Memoir & Personal Essays (Adults)
    103 G Street, Mountain Lake Park, MD 21550

    The Art of Playwriting (Teens & Adults)
    Our Town Theater
    121 E Center St, Oakland, MD 21550

    Young Creative Writing (Grades 3-8)
    Ruth Enlow Library
    6 N 2nd St, Oakland, MD 21550

    And That's What Happened (Teens)
    The Former Sincell Publishing Building 
    108 S 2nd St, Oakland, MD 21550
    Date/Time Information:
    SEE SPECIFIC TIMES
    All workshops will have instruction from Monday through Thursday with a final group presentation on Friday in Mountain Lake Park.

    Going Deeper; Telling Your Story Through Memoir & Personal Essays (Adults)
    Four sessions from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    The Art of Playwriting (Teens & Adults)
    Four sessions from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Young Creative Writing (Grades 3-8)
    Four sessions from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    And That's What Happened (Teens)
    Four sessions from 12:00 PM to 3:00PM
    Contact Information:
    Program Coordinator, Lorie Youse
    Fees/Admission:
    SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
    Requests can be made in the registration form. 

    Going Deeper; Telling Your Story Through Memoir & Personal Essays (Adults)
    $150

    The Art of Playwriting (Teens & Adults)
    $150

    Young Creative Writing (Grades 3-8)
    $75

    And That's What Happened (Teens)
    $75
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