Podcasting 101

  • Saturday, March 18
  • Ben Bogardus
  • 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., $75. Register soon as attendance is limited.

Podcasting is one of the fastest-growing methods of storytelling. Whether you want to share your creative writing, publish your works of journalism, or just speak to a world-wide audience on a subject you’re passionate about, we’ll show you how to put together a podcast from start to finish. All you need to make one is…

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Explore Publishing Options

  • Saturday, February 25, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Kimberly Caldwell
  • One Session, $45

You’ve written a book. Now what? In this morning workshop, we’ll discuss the main paths to publication–self-publishing, traditional publishing and independent presses. We’ll explain what you need to know regardless of the path you choose. What is your book’s category and genre? Is the book really finished? What is an “elevator speech”? We’ll discuss how…

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The Studio’s Holiday Gift Guide for Writers

Looking for something this holiday season for the special writer in your life? We’ve assembled a couple of dozen gifts that might do the job!

Do Not Disturb. Writer at Work
Durable plastic door hangar. $6.99

The Sympathizer
By Viet Thanh Nguyen. Carol’s favorite novel of 2016. $7.39

Best American Short Stories
As selected by Junot Diaz. $8.90

Cocktails for Book Lovers
By the most awesome Tessa Smith McGovern. From Jane Austen’s little-known fondness for wine to Hemingway’s beloved mojitos, literature and libations go hand in hand. Perfect for the season! $9.22

Pilot Precise V5 Stick Rolling Ball Pens
Blue ink. Extra-fine point. Pack of six. Carol’s favorite pens! $11

Writing Down the Bones Freeing the Writer Within
This best-selling guide for writers turns 30 this year. Anniversary edition filled with great tips and insight. $11.28

When Breath Becomes Air
By Paul Kalanithi. Carol’s favorite memoir of 2016. $15

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Happy Father’s Day!

Is there a dad in your life who loves to write? How about giving him a gift that’s personal, meaningful and everlasting: a writer’s workshop at the Fairfield County Writers’ Studio! If you’re not sure what workshop is right for him (or for you, Dad), simply buy a gift certificate on our registration page and…

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Top Agent Talks Queries

A bookstore’s worth of thanks to top agent Marilyn Allen for hosting our query letter master class at the Fairfield County Writers’ Studio on Saturday, January 30.

In this hands-on workshop, Marilyn, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Book Proposals and Query Letters,” and the co-founder of Allen O’Shea Literary Agency, showed participants how to craft a successful query letter for their fiction and non-fiction books.

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