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2:00 pm

Florence Writers Workshop: How to make your short story shine with author Nuala O’Connor.

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Mark’s English Church,
Via Maggio 16
Florence, 50125 Italy
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How can you make your short story shine to editors, competition judges and publishers? You do it by being mindful of every element: presentation, spelling, title, beginnings, language, story, character, POV, dialogue and endings. This seminar will examine how to get your short story working from beginning to end. Nuala O’Connor was born in Dublin,…

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6:30 pm

Florence Writers Reading: Mother America by Nuala O’Connor

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
St Mark’s English Church,
Via Maggio 16
Florence, 50125 Italy
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In Mother America and other stories, mothers tattoo their children and abduct them; they act as surrogates and they use charms to cure childhood illnesses. The story ‘Letters’ sees an Irish mother cling to love of her son, though he abandoned her in New York, where loneliness is alleviated only by letters she cannot read.…

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