Amy Munson is the author of Yes Thorn. She's a poet and former literary editor who teaches writing and literature at the University of Northwestern—St. Paul. Her work has received grants from the McKnight Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board and has appeared in numerous literary journals. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and son.
The Writer's Toolbox: Techniques for Powerful Prose
What makes your written voice distinct? How can you adapt that voice to best fit a particular project? How do you catch--and keep--readers' attention? From novels to tweets, memoirs to magazine articles--each avenue asks something new of you as an author. In this workshop, you will learn how to tailor your voice to a variety of writing situations, as well as innovative ways to lend clarity, control emphasis, invigorate vocabulary, establish character, and enhance overall impact.