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Writers' Workshop Online

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Program Type:

Educational

Age Group:

Adults
Registration for this event is no longer open.

Program Description

Event Details

Join us on Zoom for the DMPL Virtual Writer's Workshop. Share samples of your work and receive feedback from other writers in the group.

This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the link and password to the Zoom meeting.   

If you would like to share samples of your work to discuss, they should be submitted via email by July 24. Starting July 27, copies of the works to be discussed can be picked up at the Central Library pick-up window. Packets will only be given to those who request one during registration.

If you are new to Zoom, click here for basic instruction and tips. 

For more in-depth instruction, click here for Zoom support.  Feel free to join the meeting early (it will open at 4:45) if you want to test out Zoom and get comfortable before the program starts. 

This program will not be recorded. 

Guidelines for DMPL Virtual Programs 

  • All lines will be muted upon entry to the meeting. This makes it easier for everyone to hear. 
  • Please double check to make sure your video/audio is working before the meeting. 
  • Raise your hand or request in the chat if you would like to be called on.  
  • One person per video/microphone.  
  • Keep yourself muted until you speak. The host may mute you if this guideline is not followed.  
  • Be mindful of your video and what can be seen in your background. 
  • Do not post links in the chat.
  • Participants are expected to follow the guidelines for virtual programs. Disruptive or disrespectful behavior may result in removal from the program. 
  • The meeting will be closed 5 minutes after the end of the program. 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.