Month: June 2016

Workshop with Anthony Clark, July 16

Saturday, July 16
Story Crafting 101: Create a Blueprint for Your Short Story or Novel
2-4 p.m.
Friends Room, 100 West Broadway, Columbia MO
Writer and storyteller Anthony Clark will help participants develop a firm understanding of story structure and guide them through the process of developing a blueprint for a new story or one in progress. You’ll also learn other about other fundamentals to have in place before launching into the first draft of your piece. Clark has been writing and performing stories for many years. He’s written books in numerous genres like sci-fi, horror, thriller, western, children’s and nonfiction, including his most recent book “The Everything© STEM Handbook,” co-written with his wife Rihab Sawah. His upcoming middle-grade novel, “Dragon Sight,” is scheduled for release this fall. Co-sponsored by MO-Tell, dedicated to promoting storytelling in the state of Missouri. Adults and teens. Please register for this free workshop by calling the Columbia Public Library at 573-443-3161 during business hours.

Can’t make it to the NSN Conference?

Come here some stories with Linda Gorham at the Columbia Public Library, 100 West Broadway.

Thursday, July 21
Storyteller Linda Gorham
9:30-10 a.m. OR 2-2:30 p.m. OR 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Children’s Program Room
With humor, movement and zaniness, Linda Gorham pulls audiences in to her imaginative multicultural folktales updated with attitude. Be prepared to get involved in these active tales. You may be inspired, relive a memory or learn something new. Gorham is the recipient of the Distinguished National Service Award from the National Storytelling Network 2016. Families, recommended ages 4 and older.