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A veteran creative writing teacher with over twenty years experience teaching prose composition, as well as a practiced reader from his own creative works, John has delivered dozens of lectures, workshops, craft talks, and readings to schools, churches, creative organizations, and writing groups of all sizes, from local to national. Possible topics for discussion include:

* The writing process
* Generating new material
* Character development
* Narrative points of view
* Composing dialogue
* Submitting work to journals and publishers
* Writing historical fiction
* Writing in organic forms
* Writing flash fiction 
* Writing your first novel

John's rates for such visits are more than reasonable. For more information, or to line up a visit, you can contact him directly at We can make this work!

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