Over the past six months, I’ve participated in three workshops and three seminars to help my writing. They ranged from a six-week workshop at a writing center to the two-day intensive workshop to a three-hour seminar. Some of my experiences were extremely helpful in propelling my writing forward while others frustrated me at times. Workshops can be great in helping you break out of your shell. When I first attended a world-building seminar, I hadn’t written much of anything. Even in the short amount of time with some writing exercises, I still didn’t feel great about my own writing. I chose to do the six-week workshop because I needed to force myself to let others read a chunk of my writing and get over…