Writing Diversely with a Sensitive Touch - TUESDAY

  • Creative Writing
Zoom
Oct 11 2022
Nov 01 2022
Instructor: Yasmin Angoe - VIRTUAL CLASS
$140.00
  1. Sun 
  2. Mon 
  3. Tue7:00 - 8:30 pm (EST)
  4. Wed 
  5. Thu 
  6. Fri 
  7. Sat 

Description

#OwnVoices, authenticity, sensitivity, and diverse representation are critical topics in literary and publishing circles. Every writer must be mindful of the type of language they use to tell their stories. In a series of interactive workshops, Yasmin Angoe, best-selling, award-nominated author and professional developmental editor and sensitivity reader with Tessera Editorial, will explore best practices that ensure a conscious mindfulness when writing outside of a writer’s lived experiences to avoid common (and not so common) mistakes, such as two-dimensional characters or stereotypical representations.We'll practice how to ensure, mindfully and sensitively, authentic characters and experiences, and authentic, thoughtfully worded representations. Participants will also get a clearer understanding of what sensitive/authenticity writing is, what it entails, and why our language matters to both reader and writer.

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This is a VIRTUAL workshop. 

Your Zoom link will be sent via email approximately one week prior to the start of the class.

Class dates

10/11/2022, 10/18/2022, 10/25/2022, 11/01/2022

Restrictions

Participants must be 19 years or older when the program starts.

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 4

Maximum: 12

Registration period

Registration starts on 07/05/2022 and ends on 10/11/2022.

Online location

Zoom