Al Martinez Starts A Writers Workshop

80dsgdsfs52731.jpgSomeone who says that they’re LAT columnist Al Martinez sent us a note, alerting us to a new writer’s workshop he’s hosting:

Looking toward the day when the LAT pulls the plug on me and my column, and me, I’ve begun a Writers Workshop and wow is it a success. I’m taking 32 writing aspirants (broken into four groups) through what I’ve learned in 55 years as a journo: reality vs classroom fantasies issued by those who never were. Not too much writing I haven’t done with some success: Essays, non-fiction books and magazine pieces, novels, short stories and journalism. In my home, three two-hour classes on three successive Mondays. About 50 more wannabes are lined up at my door. And I’m also building and refining my blog, “Al Martinez on Everything Else

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Thanks for the heads up, Al! If you are Al…

[UPDATE: We asked Al Martinez if he, indeed, was the person who sent us this e-mail, and we got a response: “Yep.” That’s good enough for us!]