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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Winooski Library Offers Free Virtual Creative Writing Workshop


The Winooski Memorial Library is excited to offer an amazing Virtual Creative Writing Workshop! This program is designed for all writing levels. Are you looking to begin your creative writing process? Are you an experienced writer with writer's block? Wherever you are in the process, this workshop can help. Writing prompts will be used to explore story creation and aspects of writing craft, so you will come away with words written.

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM
  • Free for adults 18+
  • This program is run virtually via Zoom.
    • A special Zoom meeting invite will be sent to you directly.
    • New to Zoom, or need help installing/using this program? Click here

To sign up, call or email Nate Eddy, Library Director: 802 655 6424 /

Workshop Outline:

  • First Half Hour: Character – Characters drive the movement in any story. Prompts will be questions meant to drive into understanding your character’s motivations and how they act and react in situations.
  • Second Half Hour: Description/Worldbuilding – Characters don’t exist in a void. Whether you’re writing literary fiction, fantasy, mystery, or any other genre, this prompt will help you see the world your characters inhabit.
  • Final Half Hour: A brief note on beginnings, middles, and ends – Questions and prompts for each stage of a story.

This program is provided by Aurora Hurd, a local creative writing expert. Learn more about Aurora Hurd by visiting

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Winooski Library!

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