The League of Vermont Writers presents “The Art of Writing: The Power of Visual Media in Storytelling,” a program for writers and artists.
A talk by Gowri Savoor, a visual artist and educator, who will help participants explore "world building" through art, word and blog.
In his presentation, "Art of the Moving Book," D. B. Johnson will describe how writers and artists can use HTML to animate stories for e-books. Johnson is the author/illustrator of 12 picture books, including a Boston Globe-Horn Book award winner, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg.
Corrina Thurston, a wildlife artist, TEDx speaker and author of two books on business and marketing for creatives, will share ideas for incorporating visual media and storytelling in marketing plans.
Ted Tedford, a former Vermont newspaper editor and reporter, who will discuss how he researched and wrote The Incident at St. Albans, his historical novel about the 1864 raid by Confederate soldiers on three St. Albans banks.
The program concludes with a free open mic from 3:30 to 4:30 p. at The Eloquent Page, 70 North Main St. Participants are encouraged to bring an original piece of writing to read although not required to attend.
Cost: The fee is $32 for LVW members, $47 for non-members. High school and college students (with valid ID) may attend for a discounted fee. Contact Bobbi Jo Capone, LVW president, at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Registration: The deadline to register is Sept. 24. Register online, or by sending a check made payable to League of Vermont Writers and sent to LVW, P.O. Box 5046, Burlington, VT 05402. Please write "Fall Program 2019" on the memo line.
Contact: The League of Vermont Writers