Short stories are an excellent place to take risks, create a world and characters that interest you, but writing a short story doesn’t come without its challenges. Get started on mastering the art of writing with Central Florida Community Arts Teaching Artist Chris Hicks. In this session for beginners, Hicks will teach you how to create short stories by using descriptive words that capture your audience’s imagination. Work with Hicks and your fellow writers to create an original, creative work to share with your peers.
Special Instructions: Participants are encouraged to bring paper and a writing utensil.
By participating in this session, you can expect to learn:
- the roadmap to creating a short story.
- how to create your own original work.
- how to connect with other creative writers.
This program is presented by Chris Hicks and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in collaboration with CFCArts.
How to join the Zoom Program:
Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:
- One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action is needed with this message.
- One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before the program starts to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is working properly.
All CHWB Digital Education Programs are now presented with live captioning service. Please refer to your registration confirmation email for instructions on enabling live captions.
By participating in this program, you agree to CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.
About the Program Presenter
Chris Hicks relocated to Orlando from the Chicago area, where she headed up a highly recognized high school theatre program and taught Honors and Advanced Placement English classes. Hicks has a bachelor’s degree in Speech Theatre from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in Education from National Louis University. Hicks’ involvement with CFCArts includes teaching the Narrators! class as well as creative writing and acting workshops throughout the community. In her spare time, she enjoys costuming and performing with theaters, most notably as Ethyl in “On Golden Pond” and Mae Peterson in “Bye Bye Birdie,” where she was recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of Orlando Theatre’s ‘Best of 2019’ Performers.