Feed your craft, seduce your muse, and set some words on fire…
Novelist and screenwriter Owen Egerton leads an intimate six-week writing workshop for those hoping to dive deeper into the craft of fiction and creative non-fiction. Through inspiring craft talks, samples from great works, and a focus on the students’ submitted work, the class will energize your writing practices and sharpen your creative skills.
The class is limited to ten spots and is aimed at students with previous experience in writing. Participants will be called upon to submit their writing and to read and comment on fellow classmates’ work.
May 28 – July 2nd
7:00 – 9:30 every Wednesday
Classes will be held at the offices of A Strange Object Press at 916 Springdale, Rm 212.
Applications should email a writing sample of up to five pages as and a brief written statement on why you want to take the workshop. Send submissions and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Owen Egerton is the author of How Best to Avoid Dying, Everyone Says That at the End of the World, and The Book of Harold, the Illegitimate Son of God, which was optioned by Warner Bros. Television. He’s also written for Salon and The Huffington Post. As a screenwriter Egerton has written for Fox, Warner Brothers, and Disney studios, and such talents as Owen Wilson and Amy Poehler. He received an MFA from Texas State University and has taught creative writing at the graduate and undergraduate level. He is one of the talents behind the award-winning Master Pancake Theater at the Alamo Drafthouse Theatre and the host of the reading series One Page Salon. Egerton has been voted Best Local Author by The Austin Chronicle five times.