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Marge Barrett

Marge Barrett is the author of a chapbook of poems, My Memoir Dress, and a memoir, Called: The Making & Unmaking of a Nun. Her work has also appeared in numerous journals and anthologies.  She has taught in high schools, colleges and adult programs, including the  Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.  Visit http://margebarrett.com/ for more information.

 

April 2020

Telling the Story – A Writing Workshop

April 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$60 12 tickets left

Nothing grabs a reader more than a good read, a story a reader just can’t put down!  This writing workshop will center on storytelling across all genres (fiction, nonfiction, poetry).  We’ll  read some short pieces from master storytellers and discuss how these writers captivate and hold an audience. We’ll work on a number of writing exercises, focusing on the essentials of good storytelling – developing plot, character, dialogue, point of view, image and metaphor.  And we’ll critique each other’s writing…

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June 2020

I Need to Write! – A Writing Workshop

June 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$60 12 tickets left

“Find out the reason that commands you to write.”   --Rainer Maria Rilke “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”  -- Maya Angelou “…figure out what you have to say…”  -- Barbara Kingsolver “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”   --Joan Didion Need to write?  To share ideas and experiences?  Need help on a writing project to make it sing?  Need to explore how, when, or where to publish?  This workshop is for…

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