Charli Mills Short Story Workshop at Portage Lake Library, Houghton

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Proud to learn UPPAA’s own Charli Mills is helping guide people towards the best short story writing they’ve every done!

Selected Shorts Contest – Nov 11, 2019 Deadline

Upper Peninsula winters are filled with love, laughter, nostalgia, and above all else, snow. Everyone has a U.P. winter story to tell, and we want to hear yours. You are invited to submit your U.P. winter story, written in 750 words or less.

All entries must be submitted by November 11th. 

The winning entry will be submitted to Selected Shorts for a chance to have their story read aloud by a professional actor as part of the Selected Shorts Performance at the Rozsa Center on Saturday, December 7th. The winner will be announced in the Selected Shorts performance program on Saturday, December 7th. Stories submitted will be displayed for the public to read and enjoy in the Rozsa Center lobby before the Selected Shorts performance.

Selected Shorts is produced by Symphony Space in New York City and broadcast on more than 150 stations around the country. The Selected Shorts podcast consistently ranks as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes, with over 100,000 downloads every week.

Submit Your Story

Use the form on the link below or drop off your story at the Portage Lake District Library. Questions about the Selected Shorts Story Contest? Email the Rozsa Center st rozsa@mtu.eduDo you have a great story, but aren’t sure how to write it in 750 words? Join us at the Portage Lake District Library for two writing workshops led by literary buckaroo and short story author Charli Mills.

https://www.mtu.edu/rozsa/community/selected-shorts/

Below find information about Charli Mills workshop at the Portage Lake Library, 58 Huron Street, Houghton, MI 49931

 

Charli Mills

Charli Mills

Short Story Writing Workshop

When: Tue, October 29, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Description: This workshop focuses on how to craft a short story to Selected Shorts, a live radio performance scheduled at the Rozsa Center on December 7, 2019. You will learn the basic components of a story, borrow techniques from literary fiction, and practice assembling the best details within the constraint of 700 words to create a compelling submission.
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