Consider registering for the Lakeside Writers Weekend, a writing workshop led by Dr. Judy Wilson, professor of creative writing at Southwest Minnesota State University, and published award-winning author. Judy, a colleague of mine at SMSU, is a phenomenal teacher and a brilliant writer. If you have a story that you need to tell, whether fiction or non-fiction, Judy will inspire you and give you the tools to shape it, to bring your characters alive on the page.
Friday, October 18: 7 pm Welcome reception for participants
Saturday, October 19: 9 am – 4 pm Registration and workshop
Sunday, October 20: 9 am – 2 pm Workshop
Lakewood Supper Club, 1073 Lakeshore Drive, Ortonville, MN
Wilson is the founder and editor of The Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought. The workshop will cover the basics of literary art in the form of the short story. Wilson will share her expertise as a writer, teacher and editor. Join the other writers and be inspired to begin or complete your writing. This workshop applies to all levels of writing experience. General admission is $65 and includes refreshments and lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
For more information and to register go to: http://www.bigstonearts.com
Register online: Lakeside-Writers-Online-Reg and pay here.
Questions? Call Maureen Stores at 320-265-6121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Information regarding hotel and shared lodge housing may also be found on our webpage
“This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council (SMAHC) with funds appropriated by the State Legislature and/or by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.”
For out of town participants, they have arranged the following possible housing:
Econo-Lodge has 6 rooms set aside for our group and their phone number is
Rental House next to the Lakewood Lodge—4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and the cost is $600 for the weekend. Check www.lakewoodsupperclub.com for the info on the site of the workshop and more information and pictures of the house for weekend rental. It could be a great chance for 4-6 friends to get together and rent it and then split the $600 bill.
The local Chamber of Commerce could also be of assistance in this area: