The Art of Fiction

Saturday, November 11, 2017 • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm • Bernardsville, NJ

A day-long writing intensive in a beautiful setting in the woods. You’ll be given inspirational writing prompts, time to write, and an opportunity to share your work.


The day offers

  • valuable distraction-free time, writing advice, and helpful prompts
  • hands-on practice sessions
  • brainstorming workshops to generate new story ideas
  • writing exercises to create characters, write dialogue, describe settings, and outline basic plots
  • optional work sharing and constructive feedback

Fee for the full day, including all activities, handouts, snacks, beverages, a delicious, healthy lunch, and a free one-year subscription to Tiferet (worth $24), is $110.

Optional add-on: feedback for up to 8 pages of writing (submitted in advance); includes notes and private 15-minute meeting, is $30.

Workshop Leader

Donna Baier Stein


Donna is the Founder and Publisher of Tiferet Journal and the award-winning author of the novel The Silver Baron’s Wife (ForeWord Reviews Bronze Winner 2017, PEN/New England Discovery Award, Paterson Prize for Fiction Finalist) and the story collection Sympathetic People (Iowa Fiction Award Finalist). Her short fiction has appeared in New York Quarterly, Virginia Quarterly Review, Prairie Schooner, and many other journals and anthologies.