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“You fail only if you stop writing.”   —Ray Bradbury

August Speaker: Lorin Oberweger

Dive Deep into Viewpoint

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
Barnes and Noble, Carrollwood (Meeting room in the back of the store)

In this workshop, we’ll chat about deep—or immersive—point of view in fiction and creative nonfiction, why it tends to be preferred by readers in most genres, how to know if you’re accomplishing it, and how to go deeper if you’re not. We’ll also talk about the relationship between character, voice, and viewpoint, and how understanding emotional filtering can add power and resonance to your work. We’ll study some examples in mentor texts, and play with point of view through hands-on writing practices.

Bring a notebook and/or laptop and your willingness to explore!  

LORIN OBERWEGER is a highly sought-after independent book editor and ghostwriter with more than twenty-five years experience in publishing. Her company, Free Expressions, offers writing workshops nationwide, and she’s known for her one-on-one story mastermind weekends.

An award-winning author, Lorin had six traditionally published books (four fiction, two nonfiction), including BOOMERANG, REBOUND, and BOUNCE, published by Harper/William Morrow. Her work has also appeared in well over one-hundred periodicals, and her ghostwritten books, commissioned by major publishers, have received glowing notices from the New York Times and Kirkus Reviews.

She has also joined Adams Literary as an agent and is growing her list. She can be contacted at lorin@free-expressions.com.