Amy Munson is the author of Yes Thorn (Tupelo, 2015), a finalist for the 2016 Minnesota Book Award in Poetry. She has received fellowships, grants, and support from the McKnight Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. A native of Illinois, she currently lives in Minneapolis.
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.