Bacon Writing Workshop Application
This application is for female and nonbinary writers of color only.
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This workshop is for writers of fiction. We will be working in prose. All classes and workshops are conducted in English. Work must be submitted in English. Classes will meet twice a week for two hours, for a total of four hours per week.
Classes commence the week of March 29th and end the week of June 7th. We will not hold class the week of April 12th. The application deadline is Sunday, March 21st at midnight Pacific Time. Your application is not complete until you have submitted a writing sample. (See page 2 of this application.)
If enrolled in the workshop, you will:
--Attend class via Zoom* twice each week
--Complete and file work in Google Docs* by agreed deadlines
--Read required texts, including two novels, by deadlines
--Engage in positive conversations
--Provide constructive feedback in workshops and critiques
--Provide feedback to Michele Bacon regarding the course and format
--Pay $150 total for ten weeks of class**
By completing this application, you are agreeing to the terms above.
This application will close at midnight Pacific on Sunday, March 21st.
*If you're not yet familiar with Zoom or Google Docs, Michele will familiarize you with either.
**Financial assistance is available. See page 2 of this application.
What is your name?
What are your pronouns?
What is your email address?
What is your phone number?
What is your time zone?
Classes will begin the week of March 29th and run through the week of June 7th, with no class the week of April 12th. We will hold a two-hour class either two days or evenings each week. Select the statement that is true:
I am available for evening classes only (5:30 - 7:30p Pacific/8:30 - 10:30p Eastern)
I am available for either daytime or evening classes
I am available for daytime classes only (9:30 - 11:30a Pacific/12:30 - 2:30p Eastern)
Which of these days will work for you every week?
Please indicate here any other notes about your availability:
In what phase of writing are you?
This will be my first novel
This will be my first novel, but I have completed other writing projects (short stories, essays, etc)
I've completed at least one full manuscript
I've completed and queried at least one full manuscript
My agent has sent at least one full manuscript on submission and it hasn't yet sold
I have self published at least one novel
At least one of my novels is published traditionally
What are your strengths as a writer?
I have great ideas
I write excellent dialogue
My plots are amazing
My prose is gorgeous
My characters feel like they're alive
My descriptions are vivid
I'm not sure
What is your greatest writing challenge
The nuts and bolts of writing
For what age do you intend to write the manuscript we would workshop? (This could change during our work, and that's okay.)
Middle Grade (protagonists aged 8-13)
Young Adult (protagonist aged 14-17)
Adult (protagonist aged 18 and older)
In what genre(s) do you intend to write the manuscript we would workshop? (Again, this could change, and that's okay.)
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