Flash Fiction Workshop Update


Since no one signed up ahead of time, the workshop tomorrow is cancelled. If you – or anyone else you know – would like to take this workshop one-on-one or remotely, please let me know! I’ll be rescheduling asap.

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Put June 3o on Your Calendars – Flash Fiction Writing Workshop With Ocean Beach Author and Writing Coach, Terrie Leigh Relf


On June 30, I will be hosting a two-hour flash fiction writing workshop at Te Mana Cafe in Ocean Beach.

Here are the particulars:

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm.

Location: Te Mana Cafe, at 4956 Voltaire St. between Bacon and Cable.

Fee: $79.00 per person prepaid via Paypal.com. Have two friends sign up, and your ticket is free!

Materials: Handouts provided via email attachment so you can print out and bring to the workshop (or load to your desktop).

Class Format: Writing studio with mini-lectures and writing exercises.

Class Size: 10-15 people

Be sure to come early so you can purchase food and drinks!

What to Bring:

  • Writing implements and notebooks
  • A fully-charged laptop
  • Creativity and curiosity
  • Team spirit

What NOT to Bring:

No matter how well behaved and supportive they are, this is a formal workshop, so we need to be focused. Apologies in advance.

  • Pets
  • Children
  • Friends et al who haven’t signed up and paid for the workshop

What you’ll experience. . .

  • Professional level guidance and critiques by yours truly
  • Feedback from class participants
  • Writing prompts that focus on character and plot development, world building—and more!
  • Editing and revision strategies to hone your prose
  • Strategies for banishing that annoying internal editor
  • Techniques for dispelling writer’s block
  • Creating behavior patterns for success

What else you’ll receive. . .

And more!

Sign up Information: tlrelf@gmail.com, 619.269.0706, and/or the comment box below.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. You may also visit my websites at terrieleighrelf.com and tlrelf.wordpress.com for more information.

A few words about your facilitator. . .

Terrie Leigh Relf hosts the weekly Ocean Beach Writers Networking Group on Thursdays at Te Mana Cafe. She has over twenty years combined experience as a writing coach, creative writing workshop facilitator, English professor, NLP & Hypnotherapy Integrative Life Coach, and indie press editor. Relf is a lifetime member of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA), an active member of the Horror Writers Association (HWA), and the editor and contest judge for The Great Lakes Drabble Contest hosted by Alban Lake Publishing.

Prior to being a staff editor and writer for Alban Lake Publishing, Relf was with Sam’s Dot Publishing, NFG, Tales from the Moonlit Path, San Diego Writers Monthly, City Works, The Espresso, Vision Magazine et al. She has over 1,000 publishing credits, including articles, micro and flash fiction, short stories, and poetry. Recent releases include two poetry collections, An Untoward Bliss of Moons (Alban Lake Publishing, 2015) and Letting Out The Demons (Elektrik Milk Bath Press, 2014, which was nominated for an Elgin Award in 2015), as well as a novella co-authored with Edward Cox, The Wolves of Glastonbury (Alban Lake Publishing, 2016). She is also the author of a handbook for writers, Poet’s Workshop – and Beyond (Alban Lake Publishing, 2012).