COMMUNITY NEWS: Chanticleer Ashland Writers Retreat by Julie Mathison

Chanticleer Ashland Writers Retreat: Crafting Personal Essay for Publication        “Join veteran workshop presenter Melissa Hart for an inspiring four-day retreat, Aug 29th through Sept1st. Learn to craft personal essays for publication in beautiful Ashland, Oregon, home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Through daily exercises and insightful craft talks, identify topics, craft essays for magazine and newspaper editors, and learn to revise and submit. You’ll leave equipped with tools to begin work as a personal essayist. Thursday evening through Sunday morning at the Chanticleer Inn, Ashland’s premier eco-B&B: includes wine and appetizer event, breakfasts, and an OSF play.

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