Wright on Time: Wyoming, Book 3

Finally! It’s here! Wright on Time: Wyoming, Book 3 is finally published after months of anticipation. It’s beautiful and we’re all thrilled with it. I’m extending the “have a tree planted for every Book 3 purchase” through the end of September. :) Shipping begins this Friday, August 27th.

Wright on Time: Wyoming, Book 3

Fall 2010 Creative Writing classes

Hooray! I’ll be teaching creative writing classes again this fall!

Creative Writing

with Author Lisa Cottrell-Bentley

Enjoy the magical world of fiction writing this fall with customized classes.

Location: Sahuarita Arts Center, 18825 S. La Cañada, Sahuarita, AZ

Mondays:
Homeschoolers’ Creative Writing, ages 6+ or with permission

This class includes how to spot elements of good storytelling, finding voice, dynamics of critiquing, editing basics, deciding on illustrations (and drawing some), grammar and spelling help (if needed), and much more! This class is geared toward children. There will be 12 instructional hours total, with assignments to take home during the off weeks (which will culminate in a completed physical kid’s book at the end of the session). All assignments and instruction will be customized for each child as needed, and can be ongoing for the Spring session.
Dates: September 13, 20, October 25, November 8, 15, 22
Time: 1:30PM-3:30PM, Bring your own snack and drink, if desired. All are invited to bring a laptop if they prefer typing, rather than writing longhand.

Wednesdays: Creative Writing for all

6-10 year olds
Same as above class.
Dates: September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15
Time: 3:30PM-4:30PM, Bring yourself and your imagination!

11+ (including adults) or with permission
This class includes even further in-depth storytelling and editing techniques, learning how to give and take critique advice, how to make a tagline and synopsis, a professional critique of first ~20 pages of a manuscript after the class (valued at $120+), and much more! Those in this class will be able to e-mail Lisa for the rest of 2010 with their writing questions at no additional cost. This class is geared toward those serious about writing.
Dates: September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, October 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15
Time: 4:30PM-5:30PM, Bring yourself and your imagination! Laptops are encouraged for those wanting to work digitally, rather than on paper.

Class costs:
$150 per person
Payments of cash, check, or credit card (through PayPal) accepted. Due in full one week before first class. No refunds for missed classes. If Lisa needs to reschedule a class, she’ll work with you on the date and time.

About Lisa:
Lisa is a published author who has lived in Sahuarita 5½ years. Her Wright on Time series of children’s chapter books have been a big hit with children, parents, and teachers all over the world. Lisa is the mother of two, has been a Girl Scout leader for 9 years, and has been winning writing awards since she was 9. To find out more about Lisa and her books, check out: www.WrightOnTimeBooks.com

To sign up or ask for more information send an e-mail to Lisa using the contact form.