– Concept generation: what to do when faced with a blank page
– Finding your angle: turning a *story* into an *essay*
– A few notes on publishing: keeping the submissions queue simmering without becoming obsessed (or depressed)
You will eave with a list of writing prompts, suggested reading, editing tips to apply to your own writing right away, and a specific goal for what to do next in your own writing journey.
Up to six individual critique spots are also available; for an additional fee ( $30 members $40 nonmembers) you
may submit a personal essay (2,000 words maximum) by August 1. Philpott will read and mark up those essays in advance, then meet with thosestudents in 10-minute slots during the hour after class to discuss editing ideas. These critique spots are available on a first-come / first-served basis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org