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Jumpstart Writing Workshops

Copperfield's Books

140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma

Monday evenings, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Jumpstart does not meet in August • Sept. 11, 18, 25

Tuesday mornings, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Jumpstart does not meet in August • Sept. 12, 19, 26

I enjoyed everything: the prompts, the atmosphere and the variety of writing. — Sherry

Writers Forum 2017

August 17, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St. Petaluma

Writers Forum presenter Peg Alford Pursell will talk about: Flash Fiction, The Power of Writing Short.

Flash fiction isn’t simply fast fiction. Learn how to enliven and deepen your flash fiction writing. All writers are welcome to join us for this free event.

Writers Forum has been pivotal in getting me motivated, focused, and published. Thank you for such a wonderful venue. — D. Zelenakova


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