Free Writing Workshops Help to Block Writer’s Block


Do you know or no the difference between to, too, and two? Or, do you have difficulty composing your thoughts into writing? Memphis Public Libraries’ free Compose Yourself Writing Workshop Series will help customers to conquer their fears and block writer’s block.

Starting Wednesday, Jan. 24, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., customers will begin by “Getting into the Habit of Writing” with instructor Skye Roberson at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Ave., room L-56). The series – offered in partnership with the Writing Centers of the University of Memphis, Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University – will continue on Wednesdays through March 2018. (The second session will be on Thursday, Feb. 1.)

The complete schedule is below. All sessions are free, but registration is required. Call 901-415-2726 or email humref@memphistn.gov to reserve your spot today!

Session I
Wednesday, Jan. 24
Getting into the Habit of Writing
Skye Roberson

 

Session II
Thursday, Feb. 1
Grammar 101
Adela Brito

 

Session III
Wednesday, Feb. 7
Writing for Your Reader
Adam Hughes

 

Session IV
Wednesday, Feb. 14
Writing in Digital Spaces
Scott Sundvall

 

Session V
Wednesday, Feb. 21
Writing to Public Officials
Stephen Turner

 

Session VI
Wednesday, Feb. 28
Understanding the Cover Letter
Skye Roberson

 

Session VII
Wednesday, March 14
One-on-one Writing Help
CBU

 

Session VIII
Wednesday, March 28
One-on-one Writing Help
Rhodes College

 

For more information about Memphis Public Libraries’ Compose Yourself Writing Workshop Series, call 901-415-2726 or stop by the Humanities Desk on the second floor of Central Library.

 

Story/Photos by: Marcey Wright, @MarceyWrite, Coordinator of Public Relations and Media