Exploring Place and History Within Narrative

LYNDSEY ELLIS is a fiction writer, essayist, teaching artist, and communications professional with work that has appeared in Kweli Journal, Catapult, Fiction Writers Review, Electric Literature, Joyland, midnight & indigo, Shondaland, and several anthologies. She has led several creative writing workshops with a focus on craft, publication, networking opportunities for writers, and cross-arts collaboration.

Ellis was a recipient of the San Francisco Foundation’s Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award and Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for her fiction. A VONA/Voices Alumna and Kimbilio Fellow, she is currently a prose editor for great weather for MEDIA and The Account: A Journal of Poetry, Prose & Thought. Her first novel, Bone Broth, was published by Hidden Timber Books in 2021. She lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

March 13, 2022 | Online via Zoom

12pm Pacific | 1pm Mountain |2pm Central | 3pm Eastern

The unique description of setting and historical backdrop is often how readers can distinguish a good story from an extraordinarily memorable body of work. Exploring Place and History Within Narrative is a 90-minute intensive workshop that gives instruction on creating a strong sense of place and history in a book.

Learn the value of developing the primary factors—sensory detail, vivid imagery, personification, and use of language—to give your project the standout appeal that pulls an audience in and never lets them go, long after they’ve read the last page

Exploring Place and History

WBTW 90-min workshop – L. Ellis


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