What We Talk About When We Talk About Style

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Presented by The Porch Writers' Collective at Refinery Nashville, Nashville TN

Oct 21
What We Talk About When We Talk About Style

The goal of this afternoon workshop for writers of both fiction and nonfiction is to unpack the concept of style in writing. Participants will engage in a sort of literary treasure hunt of examining, defining, and imitating a variety of styles from within the literary canon, and then ultimately consider ways to sharpen, polish, and push the boundaries of our own styles.

About the Instructor:

 

Katie McDougall, a native Nashvillian, first took Fiction Writing as a senior at Colorado College, where she earned her BA in English, and in the twenty-plus years since, she has been writing stories, crafting novels, scribbling in journals, and teaching, reading, selling, breathing literature. She earned her MFA in Fiction Writing at Colorado State University, and her short stories have appeared in BarcelonaReview.com and in Storyglossia.com. Katie’s writing awards have included a four-week writing residency at the Kimmel•Harding•Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska, Association of Writers and Poet Intro. Journals Award Nomination for Colorado State University, and the Paul Gillette Writing Contest Finalist. She is currently in the process of finding a home for her first novel, The Color Wheel.

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Refinery Nashville

438 Houston Street, Suite 263, Nashville, TN 37203

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