So not only did you teach me about writing memoir, you also taught me about reading and thinking about how others write memoir. Thank you so much! Rebecca

Archive of Writing Classes

Creative Writing class 
 Mark your calendar now.
Instructor: Glenda C. Beall

Tri-County Community College

Mondays,  March 5 - 26, 2018
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
10 hours of class time

Creative Writing: Perhaps you want to write about yourself or people you know, places you have been or family history. Perhaps you have always had stories wandering around in your brain and you want to write fiction. Poetry? Prose? Not sure? Your questions will be answered to help you discover your writing niche. This class is for new or aspiring writers. 

To Register: Contact -Lisa Long 
Director of Community Outreach
(828) 835-4241

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Publish Your Writing 
Tri-County Community College
Instructor: Glenda C. Beall 

You have learned the writing craft and you are ready to submit your work for publication. 

This class is for anyone who needs advice and tips on finding the  best place to send poetry or short pieces of prose. We hope to help new writers  become knowledgeable about the frauds and scams in the publishing world so they don't fall victim to unscrupulous people and companies who take advantage of novice writers.

We will discuss what small presses look for and how to find one for your book. Why pay to publish your book when so many small presses are doing the same thing the big boys have always done, and no matter who with or how you publish, you still have to market your book. 

Questions you should ask before you publish your book - If you don't know what to ask, you might not get what you need.

Attend this workshop to get some of your questions answered from an experienced published writer. There will be an additional $5 fee for handouts. 3 hrs.

Saturday, July 23,   10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Fee: $25

To Register: Contact -Lisa Long 
Director of Community Outreach
(828) 835-4241


Saturday, August 13
1PM - 4  PM 
3 hour class on Marketing Your Writing
No matter how the book is published, the author must sell  the book

Instructor: Glenda C. Beall

Locaton: Tri-County Community College

To Register: Contact -Lisa Long 
Director of Community Outreach
(828) 835-4241
Tri-County Community College
fee: $25.00  
Supply fee - $5.00


September 2016
Tuesdays, September 6 – October 11 

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.     $35

Writing Your Life Stories for Your Family or for Publication
Our life stories are a precious legacy. Putting them in writing is a gift to all who know and love us—they can be treasured and enjoyed for generations to come. Facts bring us knowledge, but stories bring us wisdom.

If you are interested in writing family/personal life stories – those significant tales of adventure, transition, love, loss, and triumph, as well as the lovely everyday moments shared with loved ones from the past or the present, come learn specific tools and techniques to retrieve and record them. 

Students will write a short piece each week. This class is structured for intermediate or advanced students who have completed at least one writing class. 12 hrs.
Instructor: Glenda C. Beall, published author and poet, experienced teacher and blogger. Owner/Director of Writers Circle Studio, Clay County Representative for NCWN West. 

Contact Lisa Long at Tri-County Community College to register
(828) 835-4241

Reading by Glenda Beall - John C. Campbell Folk School - Thursday, September 22, 7:00 p.m.


2015 Appearances
Friday - September 11 - 7:00 p.m. Writers Night Out - Blairsville, GA - Union County Community Building  - Featured reader with Scott Owens

2014 - Appearances
April 4 - 5 - Blue Ridge Writers' Conference, Blue Ridge Georgia 
    Smart Self-Publishing – Are You Ready? Pre-marketing a book begins with manuscript preparation. Learn the crucial steps necessary to get a book ready for readers.
      Build Your Brand Now: Don’t wait for readers to find you.  Build a market strategy to tell them who you are and what you write.

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