Islip Arts Council Hosts Long Island Authors Group for 'The Art of Writing' Today
The Islip Arts Council is hosting a series of events to excite and delight book lovers, readers and writers in one of Long Island's historic mansions located in one of Long Island's beautiful South Shore Communities. Explore the art of writing in the intimate museum setting of the Islip Art Museum in this lecture/ workshop series that provides a wonderful opportunity for all writers or wannabe writers.
This series of five workshops is presented by the Long Island Authors Group at the Islip Art Museum.
Select one workshop or the entire series. These workshops are designed to spark creativity, encourage self-reflection, and inspire more professional writing.
All sessions are held on Mondays from 10 AM to Noon at Brookwood Hall.
The series is as follows:
Today, Monday, October 21 Introduction to the Art of Writing - Inspiration - Lois W. Stern
Explore, through guided exercises, how art can bring the written word to life, and be expressed in genres as diverse as suspense, fantasy, memoirs, and creative fiction.
Monday, October 28 Together Writers Can Improvise - Lois Kipnis
Join Lois Kipnis, creative arts consultant and co-author of "Together We Can Improvise", in a hands-on workshop on improvisation and writing.
Monday, November 4 The Technical Aspects of Writing - Russ Moran
Artists use paint, clay, stone and other materials. Writers use words. Russ Moran will discuss the tools of the writer, from inspiration and research to putting it down in manuscript form.
Monday, November 18 The Path to Publishing - Getting Published in the Digital Age - Phil Keith
Phil shares the skills which led him to successfully publish award-winning and best-selling books, including tips on getting an agent.