Writing Workshops, with Tommy Tomlinson
Former Charlotte Observer columnist Tommy Tomlinson is creative writing at its best. In his writing workshops, you will have the unique opportunity to learn from a tremendous writer and speaker. Your inner creativity will be inspired by this amazing storyteller.
Tomlinson, a University of Georgia graduate, Harvard fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist, is a celebrated journalist with over 25 years of professional writing experience -- 21 of which are with the Charlotte Observer. He believes he is the only journalist in history to cover the Super Bowl, the Bassmaster Classic (fishing), and the National Spelling Bee in the same year.
See below for his current writing workshop offerings:
Writing in 3-D: How to Make Your Words Jump Off the Page
Catapult your writing into another dimension and learn creative writing tips to make your words jump off the page. In this workshop, Tomlinson will cover:
● Reporting: How to look at the world, train your eye for detail, conduct interviews, and filter the signal from the noise. Includes exercise in noticing your surroundings, looking closely and thinking in metaphor.
● Words on the Page: How to put information on the page truly and vividly and tell a compelling story.
● Revising: How to look at your own work with a critical eye, and learn the tools to make it better.
● Creativity: How to tackle writer's block and clear the path toward a creative life. Includes exercise in free writing.
You will be contacted with a confirmation and parking information after you register for a course online.
Cancellation and Refund Policy: There is a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations that are received at least 10 business days prior to the first day of class will receive a refund, minus the $50 cancellation fee. No refunds or make-up classes will be given after that time. If you do not officially withdraw from or attend a course, you are still responsible for the payment. If the course is canceled for any reason, you will be notified and your entire tuition fee will be refunded.Questions or Suggestions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-337-2251.