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Chesapeake Bay Writers Offering Free Fiction Workshop at WRL

Robin Traywick Williams (Provided by the Chesapeake Bay Writers)

WILLIAMSBURG — Chesapeake Bay Writers will offer a fiction writing class with award-winning author Robin Traywick Williams in conjunction with Williamsburg Public Library on Oct. 16.

Williams, the author of the novels “The Key to the Quarter Pole” and “The Last Romantic War” will lead the workshop. She holds an M.A. from the creative writing program at Hollins University, spent five years as a feature writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and served six terms as chairman of the Virginia Racing Commission. Learn more on her personal website.

Williams will present “Coloring Outside the Lines; character and dialogue,” tools for creating memorable characters and writing compelling dialogue, according to the Chesapeake Bay Writers announcement. The workshop is designed for writers ages 13 and older and will focus on character-building and dialog creation.

According to the Chesapeake Bay Writers president Sonja McGiboney, it will be about 1 1/2 hours of prep, practice, and teaching.

The event will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Stryker Center in Williamsburg on Oct. 16. Registration is required. Register at the Chesapeake Bay Writers website.

For more events being hosted through the Williamsburg Regional Library, check out the events page. Learn more about the Chesapeake Bay Writers on its website.

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