***ENROLLMENT is open for Ilene Raymond Rush's workshop Writing the Personal Essay, which runs from June 3 to J uly 1. Click on Workshops and Events to left to find out more. To find out about future workshops and clinics as soon as enrollment opens, please join our mailling list (see bottom left of page). Next round begins in Fall 2013 with a terrific line-up of teachers and events.
WELCOME to The Word Studio. Founder Janet Benton has 30 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and 19 as a teacher of writing. Her mission is to craft powerful communications and to give others the tools, awareness, and support to do the same. For fiction and nonfiction writers, Benton offers support and instruction through workshops and private mentoring and critiquing that enable writers to make real progress. The Word Studio also brings in writer-teachers to offer their perspectives, methods, and knowledge. Classes and events take place at 86 Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia.
Benton provides well-crafted writing for cultural and civic institutions that is accurate and engaging. She also offers editorial services aimed at strengthening clarity, accuracy, and power. She has supplied hundreds of pages of writing to myriad clients, sharpened thousands of texts, written style sheets to guide communications, and helped enrich and clarify many clients' sense of purpose.
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- Four clients have self-published their books in the last several months! Two are listed on the Client News page; two others coming soon.
- Check out this interesting tidbit of news--many authors who've gone the traditional publishing route for their previous books want to self-publish their next ones!