W R I T I N G W I L D
Whitfield Creative Writing Workshop
Sponsored by Friends of Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area
Where: Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area (WWCA) Visitor and Education Center 2424 Highway 47, Belen, New Mexico
When: Saturday, February 12, 2011 (10:00 AM-2:00 PM)
Workshop Leader: Gregory L. Candela, PhD, Professor Emeritus of English, Creative Writing and Theater, University of New Mexico
Participants: Children (ages 7 and older) and adults. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult (parents/adults with children attend free)
Materials: Journal, pencil, use of binoculars and refreshments provided by Friends of Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area
Description: Designed primarily as a "family activity" WRITING WILD introduces young writers to creative journaling at beautiful Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area and guides participants to transform journal entries into poems and stories; workshop poems and stories will be displayed at WWCA during spring 2011.
Orientation: WWCA, Journaling, and Field Notes 10:00 – 12:00
Lunch: Bring Your Own Sack Lunch 12:00 – 12:30
Writing Magic: Poems and Stories 12:30 – 2:00
Workshop Fee: $20 each participant; $10 for each additional child. Proceeds go to support the Friends of Whitfield Community Education Fund.
Information and Registration: Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area (505) 864-8914 Friends of WWCA firstname.lastname@example.org