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Writing with Style Workshop with Matthew Salesses

Presented by Writespace at Writespace, Houston TX

Jun 21 2014
Writing with Style Workshop with Matthew Salesses

Writespace presents Writing with Style Workshop with Matthew Salesses.

What is a "prose stylist" and how do you become one? What makes Michael Ondaatje or George Saunders or Barry Hannah a stylist? Using examples from fiction and nonfiction, we will work out how (and when and why) to add music to your sentences.

Students should bring with them the first page of a new story or essay. We will address issues of style in part through micro-editing–that is, how to: use common words in new ways, cut out unnecessary words and phrases, add precision and specificity, employ unique syntax.

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Saturday, June 21, 1-4 

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