Creating an Authentic Voice

02/01/2022 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET


Charlotte Lit's Studio Two
1817 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205


Voice is often the first connection to your reader and the most lasting, but how do you take full advantage of this important tool? In this two-session class, we will study voice at a deep level to learn the best techniques and generative exercises for connecting directly and quickly with our readers. In the second session, Meg will provide thoughtful feedback and advice on your work, helping you refine and deepen your voice in revisions. With its increasing importance to agents, editors, and publishers, doing a deep-dive into voice will help anyone writing in any genre, and you will leave with a deeper understanding of it as well as the practical tools to apply it to any future work. This class meets on two Tuesdays, February 1 and 8, 2022, 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

About the Instructor: Megan Rich moved to Charlotte recently from Denver, Colorado. She has written two books, a YA novel and a travel memoir, and is working on her third, a literary-fiction novel inspired by The Great Gatsby. As an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, she was chosen to participate in the highly-selective subconcentration in creative writing, for which she completed a thesis of original poetry. In addition, she is a current member of the two-year Lighthouse Writers Workshop Book Project program. With twelve years experience as a creative writing teacher, she looks forward to providing prompts and chatting with other writers who are working through their own projects.

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