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BDO Writing Contest: Short Story Division

Hosted by the York Writers Conference Original, un-published stories please. *Entry Fee: $20.00  *Prizes: 1st Place $200; 2nd Place $100; 3rd Place $50 All winners plus honorable mentions will receive an opportunity for publication in a themed … Read more

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BDO Writing Contest: Glimpses Division

Hosted by the York Writers Conference Original, un-published stories and poems please. *Entry Fee: $8.00  *Prizes: 1st Place $50; 2nd Place $30; 3rd Place $20 All winners plus honorable mentions will receive an opportunity for publication in … Read more

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Open House and Guest Speaker Douglas Smith

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Join us for our annual Open House with guest speaker Douglas Smith
Tickets are free for everyone, but please pre-register below.

Story Secrets
What are the secrets to writing spectacular short stories? Join multi-award-winning writer Douglas Smith as he provides tips on the craft of writing the short story. Topics covered will include crafting characters, choosing the right point-of-view, pros and cons for various POV options, plotting as character decisions, why setting is character, stories with multiple POV characters, handling scene and POV changes, POV and character voice, non-linear plots, writing scenes out of order, opening lines, implied back story, handling information flow, story structures, recommended resources...and more.

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SOULO Together with Tracey Erin Smith

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SOULO TOGETHER!
Grab your pen (and your shovel!), we're going on a archeological dig into your personal narrative to find the treasures buried there. Through a variety of creative exercises you will uncover the gems that make up your most meaning moments. Tracey creates a completely supportive and confidential space where everyone is welcome to share and everyone who shares receives encouraging feedback.

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