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NHWP Workshops

NHWP offers craft- and business-oriented workshops throughout the year for its members. Topics include:

  • writing in a specific genre
  • engaging with social media
  • querying an agent and getting published
  • critiquing and finding critique groups
  • connecting your work with readers

Check back with this page often to see the upcoming workshops and to register. Many workshops sell out, so be sure to sign up early for ones that interest you!


Upcoming workshops:

 

Online Fiction Critique Workshop with Gary Devore

June 9, 2017

This event is free for NHWP members but spaces are very limited!

Are you looking for feedback on your latest work-in-progress? Are you willing to offer feedback regarding the workshop? If so, then you are exactly who we need for our Webinar Pilot Project.

We are seeking five NHWP members to participate in an online Fiction Critique Workshop on Friday, June 9, 2017, from 7 to 9 PM. This online workshop will give authors constructive, focused, directed feedback from an instructor (trustee Dr. Gary Devore) and peers. All participants will receive oral critiques of their submitted pieces (maximum 3,000 words). In exchange, we ask that you participate in a post-workshop survey, and let us know what worked and what didn't work during your session. Gary will contact all participants to get and circulate copies of their submissions for critique.

This workshop is open to NHWP members only. Thank you!

WHERE: On the internet!

WHEN: Friday, June 9 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

COST: As a public service to our community, this workshop will be offered free of charge for members. Spaces are limited! You must register using the "Register now" button below or via this direct link. Not a member? Want to join a community of writers working to foster an audience for literature in New Hampshire? Click here to join or renew your membership to the New Hampshire Writers Project.

 


Online Podcast Webinar with Kevin Flynn

June 14, 2017

This event is free for NHWP members and 2017 Writer's Day registrants but space is limited to 40.

On Wednesday, June 14th from 7 to 8 PM, join us online for Kevin Flynn's The Podcast webinar, hosted by trustee Jeff Deck. Podcasts provide a unique opportunity for writers to distribute their work and promote themselves to a large, enthusiastic audience. Experienced podcaster Kevin Flynn will share tips on creating effective, entertaining podcasts and how to find your audience. There are forty spaces available for this free webinar, and in exchange, we ask for your feedback to a follow-up survey.

This webinar is open to NHWP members and registrants for 2017 Writer's Day.

WHERE: On the internet!

WHEN: Wednesday, June 14 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

COST: As a public service to our community, this workshop will be offered free of charge for members. Spaces are limited! You must register using the "Register now" button below or via this direct link. Not a member? Want to join a community of writers working to foster an audience for literature in New Hampshire? Click here to join or renew your membership to the New Hampshire Writers Project.

 


Online Webinar Literature Out Loud with Masheri Chappelle

June 22, 2017

This event is free for NHWP members and 2017 Writer's Day registrants but space is limited to 40.

Straight from Writers' Day, join Hatbox Theater Readings Producer, Masheri Chappelle, for a Literature Out Loud webinar on Thursday, June 22nd, from 7-8 pm. Perhaps you've heard about the Hatbox Theatre Readings series, where actors deliver lines from an author's work-in-progress?  This interactive, one-hour webinar, will feature actor, Katie Dunn reading from NHWP member, Wendy Jensen's work-in-progress, But I Already Said Goodbye.  You'll get to share your suggestions for how to improve the author's story, followed by a question and answer session with Ms. Chappelle, whose novel, The Oracle Files: Escape, was released in May 2017..

This webinar is open to NHWP members and registrants for 2017 Writer's Day.

WHERE: On the internet!

WHEN: June 22 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

COST: As a public service to our community, this workshop will be offered free of charge for members. Spaces are limited! You must register using the "Register now" button below or via this direct link. Not a member? Want to join a community of writers working to foster an audience for literature in New Hampshire? Click here to join or renew your membership to the New Hampshire Writers Project.

 

 

 

NHWP Critique Workshops

Critique Workshops give authors constructive, focused, directed feedback from an instructor and peers during a three-hour session.  All participants will receive written and oral critiques of their submitted pieces. Multiple-day Critique Workshops are open to any genre. Single-day Critique Workshops are genre-specific.

 


Past Workshops in 2017:

Self-Publishing 101 (Session 1) with Jessie Clever
Self-Publishing 101 (Session 2) with Jessie Clever
Putting Together Your Poetry Manuscript with Alice B. Fogel

Political Writing with Tracy Hahn-Burkett

 

Past Workshops in 2016:

Social Media for Authors with John Herman
Creating Your New World: The Key to Selling Science Fiction and Fantasy with James Patrick Kelly
Critique Workshop: Memoir with Chance Lee
The Business of Writing: The Fine Art of Crafting Persuasive Copy with Anna Goldsmith
Writing Historical Nonfiction with Dr. David "Lou" Ferland
Working with an Editor with Robin Baskerville (with 1 encore)

 


NHWP Workshop Refund Policy: 

Refunds (less a 10 percent processing fee) will be provided for cancellations received in writing to info@nhwritersproject.org three days before the event. Following this date, no refunds will be given, but a credit will be issued to use toward another event within one year of the date of cancellation, or you may transfer your registration to another person at no cost.

To request a cancellation or to make a change, please send an email to New Hampshire Writers' project at info@nhwritersproject.org.

 

NHWP Code of Conduct:

Attendees must respect common-sense rules for public behavior, personal interaction, common courtesy, and respect for private property and personal space.  Harassment of any kind, from intimidation to illegal behavior will not be tolerated.

Violation of this policy can result in action ranging from warnings to having your membership revoked without refund to permanent banning. Action by the organization does not preclude the injured individual from pursuing whatever civil or criminal remedies as they see fit.

If you feel you are being harassed, please let organizers know. You will be treated with respect, and your concerns will be taken seriously. All names involved will be kept confidential to the extent possible.