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Announcing the Opening of the Flatiron Writers Room!

The new Flatiron Writers Room at 5 Covington Street in West Asheville is open for business!  Learn about the space at https://www.flatironwritersroom.com. See below for information about the Flatiron Writers Room’s inaugural event, a Pop-Up Retreat January 28, 2017, from 9:30 … Continue reading

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Flatiron Writers Present: Publicity and the Writing Life With Publicist Kima Jones

These days, whether you land a contract with a large publishing house, small press or self-publish, responsibility for publicizing your book will fall on you. Publicity means sales. But how does publicity work? This workshop (for poets, fiction and non-fiction … Continue reading

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Join Us For Prose to Picture: Screen Adaptation Workshop With Maryedith Burrell

Join the Flatiron Writers for this workshop with award-winning actor and screenwriter Maryedith Burrell: When: 10:00am-3:00pm, Saturday, September 26, 2015 Where: IMPORTANT CHANGE:  The workshop will take place at the NYS3 Studio, 2002 Riverside Drive, Studio 42-O, Asheville, NC 28804. … Continue reading

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Join Us For Page to Podium Saturday April 25, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015 Where: Unitarian Universalist Church 1 Edwin Place, Asheville, NC 28801 Cost: $65 per person To register with a check instead of PayPal, email info@flatironwriters.com Participants should bring a brown bag lunch Writers are often daunted by … Continue reading

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Creating Your Writing Life Seminar

Flatiron Writers Present “Creating Your Writing Life” On Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Flatiron Writers will offer an encore presenation of  “Creating Your Writing Life.” This all-day seminar, moderated by novelist Heather Newton, is designed for those … Continue reading

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Visual Tools for Writers

Storyboards are illustrations placed in sequence to help visualize a scene or narrative. Used for 80 years or more in film and animation studios, they have a lot to offer writers. While some storyboards for movies are regarded as works … Continue reading

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Lynne Barrett’s Plot Workshop

On 
Sunday, 
March 
25,
the 
Flatiron 
Writers 
sponsored
 a 
three‐hour 
workshop 
by
 Lynne Barrett
 on
 Plot 
followed
 by 
a 
reading
 from
 her 
latest work, 
Magpies.
 Lynne
 is
 an
 incredibly
 talented
 teacher 
and
 an 
acute reader 
of fiction, 
and
 three 
of 
our
 … Continue reading

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Plot: The Map of Your Story- Workshop & Reading by Lynne Barrett

UPDATE: This workshop is completely full! Thanks to everyone who signed up, we look forward to seeing you on Sunday. Everyone is still welcome to come to the reading at 6:00 p.m. The Flatiron Writers are delighted to announce that … Continue reading

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Barney Rosset

I was deeply saddened this week to learn of Barney Rosset’s death. This “most dangerous man in publishing” probably made a huge difference in your reading life, whether you know it or not. Here is what he meant to me: … Continue reading

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Writing Life Workshop Happens

On February 11, the Flatiron Writers and Papershine co-sponsored their first workshop: Creating Your Writing Life. Despite the snowy weather, twenty brave souls joined us at the Unitarian church in Asheville for the daylong workshop. The seminar focused on helping … Continue reading

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