Prallsville Mills to Host River Writes Writer’s Workshops

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Date(s) - 09/15/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Prallsville Mills


Prallsville Mills to Host River Writes Writer’s Workshops

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017

Prallsville Mills, Stockton, NJ

Prallsville Mills proudly announces the line-up for the inaugural River Writes Writer’s Workshops.  This series of four workshops will take place on Sunday, October 15th, from 10 to 4 pm as a companion event to River Reads, the all-ages book fair in its second year at the Mills.

The four workshops feature:

— Doylestown author Kathryn Craft on “Tips for Novelizing True Events” from 10 am to 10:45 a.m. Craft will share what she learned cultivating her real life events for characters to live out on the page.

— Fantasy writer Melissa Macfie on “Building Your Fictional World” from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm. Macfie will help writers tackle world building and will suggest that the skills fantasy writers call upon can be exercised by all writers to craft worlds that immerse and engage readers.

— Suspense writer J.R. Bale on “Developing Characters Who Are Real from 1 pm to 1:45 pm. Bale will offer writers insight into making believable characters that readers will experience with all of their senses in his workshop.

— Karen Hodges Miller, CEO and Publisher of Open Door Publications, on “What You Need to Know to Write, Publish and Market Your Book” from 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm. Hodges Miller will be sharing her vast knowledge on self-publishing and promoting your next book.

River Writes Writers Workshops cost $12 per seminar, or $40 for all 4.  Please go to the Events Page at to order your tickets for the River Writes Writers Workshops.  Each workshop is limited to 20 participants.

River Reads, the all ages book fair includes over 50 authors selling and signing books in addition to crepes from the Bonjour Creperie and wine tastings and bottle sales from Unionville Vineyards.  The book fair is free and open to the public.

The Prallsville Mills complex in Stockton, NJ, is considered a significant example of early American industrial architecture that was included on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Today, the Mill proudly features cultural and historic events for the entire community.  You can find the Mills online at

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