For some writers, the pandemic has provided a creative boost. For others? Not so much. It doesn’t matter where you land, come hang out with master storytelling maven Amelia Dellos to discuss and practice techniques to get your creativity flowing. This will be an interactive workshop with a free write, a demonstration of how mind mapping works, and tips to take on the dreaded writer’s block. Writers are guaranteed to leave this workshop inspired and ready to write.
ABOUT AMELIA DELLOS
Amelia Dellos is a writer and filmmaker. She is an MFA candidate and instructor at Columbia College Chicago. Her novel, Delilah Recovered, won 2017 Watty on the international platform Wattpad and has found a home at Atmosphere Press. The novel will be published in Fall 2022.
Her short story “Psychopomp” was published in Writing in Place: Stories from the Pandemic, and she will have another short story, “It’s About Time” published in Grand Dame Literary Journal. Writing in Place debuted on Amazon at number four in Essays and number nineteen in Short Stories. As a screenwriter and director, Amelia’s films have appeared on PBS and Amazon Prime. Her films received the following accolades: Sundance International Writer’s Lab finalist, Chicago International Film Festival Pitch Winner, and the Women’s International Film Festival finalist.
She lives outside of Chicago with her husband, teenage daughter, and two feisty little dogs who video bomb her Zoom meetings. For more info, follow her on Instagram at @aedellos or visit her website.
ADMISSION is open until 30 minutes prior to the start of the event. You can RSVP in one of two ways:
- FREE for annual CSN Members. If you’re a sustaining member of Chicago Screenwriters Network, you can jump into Unlocked for free!
- Pay-What-You-Can Donation for Guests. If you’re not a member, but find the speaker or topic of interest, you are welcome to join us by making a donation of any amount.