Spring Writers’ Workshop with Stan Williams

Spring Writers’ Workshop with Stan Williams, presented by Rochester Writers Stanley D. Williams, Ph.D. will present his daylong workshop titled The 18+ Secrets of Successful Story Structure Workshop for Screenwriters, Novelists, and other Writers of shorter works on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Oakland University. The spring writers’ workshop is a new event, presented by Rochester Writers. Dr. Williams is a Hollywood and novelist story consultant, and is the author of the classic story … [Read more...]

Rochester Writers’ Conference Attracts Over 100 Attendees

Six Years of Success Success continues to bless the Rochester Writers’ Conference, which has now completed its sixth event. The conference started at Rochester College and by its third year was being held at Oakland University because of its growth. The 6th annual event was held last Saturday, October 5th. The conference exceeded 100 attendees for the first time. Organizer and founder of the event, Michael Dwyer, is already planning the 2014 event. “We are renting more space for next … [Read more...]

Rochester Writers’ Conference Returns to OU

The Sixth Annual Conference “Write Now!” is the theme to the 6th annual Rochester Writers’ Conference being held at Oakland University. “Our goal is to motivate attendees to write and to do it right now,” said Michael Dwyer, organizer and founder of the event, “Professional development gives attendees the push they may need to work on their writing; and this conference includes the tools to market and sell it as well.” The well-received keynote speaker, Stan Williams, from last year’s … [Read more...]

Tiny Tim warms Scrooge again at Meadow Brook Theatre

A Christmas Carol The story has been told many times in different ways including versions made for radio and television. However, experiencing A Christmas Carol live on stage, during the holidays and close to home, proves to be a hit again this year. “We’ve been presenting A Christmas Carol for more than 30 years,” said Travis Walter, artistic director at Meadow Brook Theatre, “A lot of years it’s like a family reunion, and our audience is part of that family.” Now in its 31st production run … [Read more...]