When it comes to constructing an evocative description, everyone reaches into their toolbox for the old standbys: the simile, metaphor, hyperbole and more. But there are advanced tools most don’t use, tools used by literary craftsman to create descriptions that go beyond the mere words on the page. Join TWA for an online class that will examine the cool, descriptive techniques used by the likes of James Wolcott and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz to create magic. There will be discussion, Q and A, and a chance to try these tools out yourself, so be ready to add to your toolbox!
Holiday Party TUESDAY, Dec 3, 2019, 6:00 – 8:30 pm.Compton Park at Tampa Palms Location 16101 Compton DriveTampa, FL 33647 Cost and RSVP Cost is $10.00 payable to TWA.Please RSVP to Annette Masters by November 20th. Open mic night Bring…
ng the first page of your novel to read aloud, and receive instant constructive critique to improve your work.
lle Ire (pantser/plantser) and Jose Pablo Iriarte (plotter) will explore the pros and cons of writing methods and reveal what it’s like when two very different kinds of writers live under the same roof.
Join us the first Wednesday of the month for excellent speakers. In August, Lorin Oberweger will “Dive Deep into Viewpoint.”
TWA’s instant gratification, very short story contest will offer blind judging, immediate feedback, and first, second & third place prizes!
Join us Wednesday, June 5th, at 6:30 pm to learn about crafting the best ending for your story.
Learn the best balance of Scene and Sequel and how to use them to easily ramp up the tension and conflict in your novel in this interactive class with New York Times bestselling author Shirley Jump.
“A Discussion on Diversity” will give writers a better grasp of the subject matter and make writers more confident writing diverse characters.
“You fail only if you stop writing.” —Ray Bradbury José Pablo Iriarte and Elle E. Ire Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.Barnes and Noble, Carrolwood (Meeting room in the back of the store) This husband and wife combo…