Starting Tuesday, Jan. 16, the Manzanita Writers’ Series offers a new online workshop group.

“MWS Surge: Forward Momentum for Your Writing,” an online workshop presented by the Manzanita Writers’ Series, will include up to eight writers max, and will be lead by authors Jennie Shortridge and Megan Kruse. Each author will cover four weeks of the eight-week sessions. The program begins Jan. 16.

Every week, the writing of two students will be reviewed with both teacher and students providing feedback. Each student will submit two works of writing over the eight weeks.

Shortridge and Kruse have been featured readers at the Manzanita Writers’ Series.

Fee for the eight weeks is $179 and can be paid online at Remember, registrations will be maxed out at eight students so register soon.

For questions, contact Kathie Hightower at


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