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Author hosts writing workshop at Sierra College

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Writing coach Bud Gardner, co-author of “Chicken Soup for the Writer’s Soul,” will hold a workshop, “Advanced Techniques for the Selling Writer,” from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Sierra College, 5000 Rocklin Road.

This class, designed for the novice as well as the advanced writer, will show participants how to breathe life into their writing.

“Whether you are writing fiction or non-fiction articles, short stories or books,” Gardner said, “you’ll learn advanced writing techniques that will make your writing come alive and be saleable.”

Students will learn the five steps of persuasive writing, four advanced writing techniques, how to get messages across in 30 seconds or less,and many key techniques of the selling writer.

The class fee is $59, with an additional $20 materials fee due at class time. Pre-registration is required and can be obtained by calling the Sierra College Community Education office at (916) 781-6280 or visiting www.sccommed.org.