March 2013

March Monthly Meeting Features Legacy Writing Lesson

Members

The LWRWC met on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Lakewood Ranch Town Hall. The agenda included time to socialize with old and new members followed by a short business meeting conducted by Trish Newman, Vice President.

The highlight of the evening was a presentation by guest speaker, Eric Sheridan Wyatt, EricWyattwriter and educator, who held the interest of the women with exerpts from his class on “legacy writing.” Mr. Wyatt elaborated on what is a “legacy of words” and why it is important. He gave guidelines and techniques, process suggestions, rebutals to common objections, and legacy writing resources.

Eric Sheridan Wyatt received a B.S. in education from Ball State University and an M.F.A. from Queens University of Charlotte (N.C.). His short fiction has appeared in Eunoia Review; Epiphany Magazine, Ozone Park Journal, and First Line, among others. He has written hundreds of articles, twice as many blog posts, and text for national marketing ads. In May 2012, Eric was a writer-in-residence at the Brush Creek Foundation in Wyoming.

WordsMatter He is a resident of Sarasota, and conducts classes at the “USF – Lifelong Learning Academy” on topics such as the “Legacy Writing Workshop,” and “Fiction Writing.” Contact information: