Make Your Writing Dreams Come True! Learn from Poet, Essayist and Author Sheila Bender

“Much credit and gratitude to you, my master teacher, extraordinaire!”
~ Katherine Clark, 2021 winner of the Amy Lowel Prize from the New England Poetry Club

Next Featured Class Writing Smooth Transitions, 3/16 – 4/13

Writers often have trouble leading readers from scene to scene smoothly when it requires a change in time or space, large or small. This class will concentrate on learning how to make those transitions in ways that do not jar readers but keep them engaged and well-grounded in essays, poems or stories.

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Remember: When it comes to work-in-progress there is no bad writing, only opportunities for good writing. Beginning new work or reshaping older work? Sheila and the Writing It Real community will help you look into your creative nonfiction, memoir, personal essay, poetry and short fiction, for surprises and wisdom. Join Writing It Real today. It’s the “write” place for expert guidance and tremendously useful resources.