March 2017


News from the
Flatiron Writers Room


A Malaprop’s Reading and Signing Event at the Flatiron Writers Room – “V.E. Schwab presents A Conjuring of Light"  – Friday March 3, 6pm at the FWR. Read more here...
We are thrilled to announce the return of Mel Ryane to teach her highly-acclaimed one-day workshop "From Page To Podium: Reading Your Work Aloud" on Saturday May 20th. Writers are often daunted by the idea of reading their work aloud, whether in a classroom situation or public presentation. This workshop teaches writers to use the same tools employed by professional actors to prepare and present confident, compelling public readings. Don't miss this one! Read more here... 

Get Your Business Head On! Learning the commerce side of writing is never easy but having a guide to the most effective ways to get your work out there is golden. Join us for marketing pro and writer Catherine Campbell’s 4-part series on “The Business of Writing," or her one-day workshop on "The Self-Published Book: A Comprehensive Launch Plan." Read more here...
Our Crafting Sketch Comedy class will present their work at the end of their 8-week session on Saturday April 8th at 1pm, next door on the stage of UpCountry Brewing at 1042 Haywood Rd. Free and open to the public - come and cheer them on!
Saturday May 6
Join us for our official Opening Celebration at the Flatiron Writers Room. More info soon, but mark your calendars for what promises to be a very special event! 
Member News...
A.K. Benninghofen will read aloud from her novel-in-progress at Malaprop's on Sun. March 19th, 3pm, for the Great Smokies Writing Program's Writers At Home series.

Heather Newton will present “Legal Issues for Writers” at the Blue Ridge Writers Conference in Blue Ridge, Ga, on April 8thMore info here...

Maryedith Burrell will be in Los Angeles producing the documentary RAISE HELL: The Life And Times of Molly Ivins.

Joanne O'Sullivan's YA novel Between Two Skies
(Candlewick Press) has been chosen as a Spring 2017 Junior Library Guild Selection and has received starred reviews from Kirkus and Booklist. She'll be on the "Meet North Carolina's Newest Authors" panel at the North Carolina Reading Association conference on March 20. Official launch is April 25thPre-order now...
Other News...
The next meeting of the Asheville Writers Coffeehouse is Monday March 7th at 7pm at Malaprop's. To learn more go to their Facebook page...

On Tuesday, March 21, at 7:00 pm, Danny Bernstein will lead the online class "Indie Publishing." This NCWN class will help authors make the journey from
finishing their manuscript to taking their book to market. Read More Here...

The NCWN Asheville Writers' monthly gatherings will resume on Wednesday April 5th, 6:30pm, at a new location: Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar in the Grove Arcade. For more info about the Asheville chapter of NCWN go to their Facebook page...
A Big Thank You to all of our supporters who have been cheering us on!  Our dream of starting the Flatiron Writers Room is finally a reality after all these years, and we have YOU, our avid writer and reader friends, to thank for helping us keep the dream alive. We look forward to your continuing feedback, support, and participation in what we believe is a vibrant addition to the Asheville literary scene.

With gratitude,
Maggie & Heather

Methodical Madness-Creative Prose Workshop w/Heather Newton (GSWP)

Feb 13-April 24

Info & Registration-SOLD OUT

Crafting Sketch Comedy w/Maryedith Burrell & Tom Chalmers

Febr 18-April 8

Info & Registration-SOLD OUT

Writing for TV & Film w/Showrunner 
Patricia Green

March 1-May 17

Info & Registration - REGISTRATION CLOSED

DIY Book Promotion & Professionalism w/Christine Hale (GSWP)

March14-April 11

Info & Registration

From Page To Podium: Reading Your Work Aloud w/Mel Ryane

May 20

Info & Registration

The Business of Writing w/Catherine Campbell

May 24-June 14

Info & Registration

Self-Editing: Do What You Can & Then Pay a Pro to Do the Rest w/Louann Pope

June 3

Info & Registration

The Self-Published Book: A Comprehensive Launch Plan w/Catherine Campbell

June 10

Info & Registration

Summer Writing Workout w/Heather Newton (GSWP)

June 19-July 17

Info & Registration

The Art of the Middle - Novel Writing Class w/Catherine Campbell

Aug 23-Sept 28

Info & Registration

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