Castle Rock Writers

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April Workshop Facilitator: Tayve Neese, MFA

Writer, publisher, editor & author of Blood to Fruit

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Tayve Neese’s work has appeared in literary journals including Fourteen Hills, The Paris Review, MiPOesias, Fifth Wednesday Journal, and she is the author of the book, Blood to Fruit. She is also the Executive Editor of Trio House Press, an independent press publishing distinct and innovative voices of emerging and established American poets. Neese has taught poetry at the University of North Florida.  She serves on the Advisory Board for the Concord Poetry Center in Concord, Massachusetts, and currently resides in Colorado.  Check out her website at http://www.tayveneese.com/

Workshop Description: “Bring Poetry Techniques into Your Prose Writing” 

Poetic devises aren’t just for poets. Elements of poetry, such as metaphor, simile, and rhythm enable writers to add complex layers to the sentence structure, thereby enhancing language for the reader. In this workshop, Tayve will discuss poetic techniques and their relation to narrative poetry, flash fiction, and prose poetry.  She will work with these craft elements to help participants with their character development, enhancing sensory detail, and varying sentence and paragraph structure.

Please RSVP to CastleRockWriters@gmail.com so we know how many to expect.     Date: April 6th, 2015  Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Location: Philip S. Miller Library, 100 S Wilcox St, Castle Rock, CO 80104.  Please contact Alice Aldridge-Dennis with questions at AliceA-D@mho.com. Walk-ins are acceptable, but we appreciate your RSVPs.

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Photographs from Castle Rock Writers Conference 2013: Write Around the Rock!