eckart-photo-1-3Thursday, December 8th

Writing Workshop

with Visiting Artist,

Emily Eckart

Fiction Writing 101: Community writing workshop with Emily Eckart

Have you ever wondered how writers create timeless stories? Are you interested in writing a story yourself? Join author Emily Eckart for an interactive writing workshop. We’ll discuss basic elements of fiction common to all stories and novels. Participants will get to try their hand at creating characters and story settings. After the workshop, Emily will read an excerpt from her new book, Pale Hearts. All ages are welcome to attend.

Author biography: Emily Eckart is the author of Pale Heartsa short story collection. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Nature, Potomac Review, and elsewhere. She studied music at Harvard University. Learn more at

Workshop is FREE to attend and held at the Cultural Center. Emily’s book reading kicks off Thursday’s Open Mic Night.