From the Page to the Stage: How to Read Your Writing Aloud @ Writespace, Houston [14 October]

From the Page to the Stage: How to Read Your Writing Aloud


40
14
October
09:30 - 16:30

 Facebook event page
Writespace
2000 Edwards Street Studio 212, Houston, Texas 77007
INSTRUCTOR: Cynthia Childress
TIME: Saturday, October 14, 9:30 AM — 4:30 PM, with a lunch break
PRICE: Early-Bird until Monday, October 9th, $80 for members, $95 for non-members; After October 9th, $95 for members, $110 for non-members. Become a member here.
LOCATION: Writespace
LEVEL: All Levels
CAP: Limited to 12 Writers

Do you shy away from open mics because you don’t like the sound of your voice? Do you wish you could read your own writing with more confidence? Do you wonder how other writers can so effortlessly impact and connect with a live audience?

Discover the answer to these questions and more with Cynthia Childress, who has hosted and headlined at poetry open mics from Austin to Tampa to Singapore. Bring 3-5 pages of poetry, memoir, or fiction of any genre and get ready to love reading your work aloud.

In the first half of the day, we will workshop our writing by reading aloud and listening for moments when the words lose their music. We will also investigate our goals for listeners and make sure these goals are reflected in the work. After lunch, we will choreograph the delivery of our writing by considering speaker and audience to determine tone, dramatic shifts, necessary pauses, moments to intensify emotion, and strategic gestures. Then we’ll end the day with a reading of our revised work. You will leave with a unique set of revision skills and all the tools you need to read your writing aloud.

Writers of all genres are welcome.
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Writespace:

Advanced Fiction
Writespace
How to Find an Agent
Writespace
Writing the Young Adult Novel ONLINE
Writespace
Jumpstart Your Writing
Writespace
Historical Fiction 101
Writespace
Technical Writing
Writespace
Scrivener 101
Writespace

The most anticipated events in Houston :

The Greater Houston Food Truck Festival
Houston
Snow - Play In Snow - Under The Big Top
Big Top Vintage Market
Bruno Mars: 24K Magic World Tour
Houston Toyota Center
Scream on the Green®
Discovery Green
PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue
Hobby Center
The Hip Hop Nutcracker
Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Nutcracker Market
NRG Park
Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival 2017
Hermann Square at City Hall
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out Live!
NRG Park
The Color Purple (Touring)
Hobby Center
The most popular events in your news feed!