The Fairfield County Writers’ Studio is a creative community committed to the Art, Craft and Business of writing.
We help emerging and established writers grow their stories and their careers with support, workshops and master classes led by faculty whose work has received national acclaim.
We offer small classes and one-on-one editing, as well as free events and resources, in a positive, pro-active, professional – and fun – environment. Come visit us by the train station at 21 Charles St. in Westport, Conn.Explore Our Classes
Now is the perfect time to kick-start your writing and strengthen your skills with our awesome slate of workshops at the Fairfield County Writers’ Studio!!
Whether you are a best-selling novelist, a burgeoning blogger, a maybe-memoirist or are completely new to the page, we can help.[Read More...]
Writing a novel involves creating a world populated by compelling characters while making sure every moment brings the story to its fullest potential. We’ll discuss developing the skills to make that happen. Approaches to plotting will receive special attention. Other topics include voice, point of view, dialogue and challenges presented by the comma. Each student will have a…[Read More...]
BY VICTORIA SHERROW
How do we make sure readers will worry about our characters and root for them to resolve problems and reach their goals? First, the problem or goal should be meaningful–something needs to be at stake. But even with a strong plot problem and appealing main character, a story can fall flat.
Conflict might be the missing ingredient. A conflict can involve person-vs-person, person-vs.-society, and/or person-vs.-nature.[Read More...]
Exciting new classes and events are added regularly!
At FCWS, our mission is not only to help writers explore their creativity and develop their voice, but also to help them publish successfully and build a career. Our teachers, editors and agents are committed to helping you achieve your writing goals. We invite top literary agents and editors to hold master classes (and accept manuscript submissions) regularly throughout the year.
You are cordially invited to join our warm, supportive and successful writing community! Please sign up for our newsletter (above) to stay informed, and to receive free tips on writing and publishing successfully.
We look forward to meeting you!
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