The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing offers an opportunity just for veterans to participate in a mixed-genre creative writing workshop. The workshop, open to student veterans and veterans in the local community, is free and requires no purchase of materials. The workshop will meet on Wednesdays from February 3 to May 5, 2010 from 5 to 7 PM at the Center's home in the Lyric Building on Main Street in Frostburg.
The workshop will be led by local veteran and writer Clint Garner. The focus of the workshop will be to equip participants with some basic writing skills, tools, and resources. Participants will discuss basic components and conventions of all three major creative writing genres (non-fiction, fiction, and poetry), read successful works from each genre by veterans from various eras and discuss what makes them work, and write original works of ...