Great writers vary the structure of their sentences, using particular forms to intensify meaning and deepen emotion. This hands-on course in developing virtuoso skill in sentencing and paragraphing is designed for writers interested in revising several short works or a book-in-progress. We’ll scrutinize brilliant sentences and paragraphs and deepen our craft by writing our own.
Bring a notebook to write in and the required text: The Writer’s Portable Mentor, 2nd edition (available at Eagle Harbor Book Company).
Priscilla Long is a writer of poetry, essays, creative nonfictions, fictions, science, and history. She has an MFA degree from the University of Washington and teaches writing.
Priscilla is the author of:
The Writer’s Portable Mentor: A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life, 2nd edition
Minding the Muse: A Handbook for Painters, Composers, Writers, and Other Creators
Crossing Over: Poems
Fire and Stone: Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?
Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of America’s Bloody Coal Industry
Her awards include a National Magazine Award.