Escondido Library Hosts Short Story Writing and Publishing Series

Escondido, CA - Escondido Public Library is partnering with local author Pete Peterson for a series of classes on writing and publishing short stories. Peterson has had his work published in numerous magazines and literary publications. In addition to writing short stories, Peterson conducts workshops, revealing practical tips and tricks for aspiring short story writers and those looking to improve his craft.     

“Shortcut to Writing and Publishing Short Stories” is a four-class series where participants will learn practical tips on how to create memorable short stories that will appeal to editors and readers alike. Peterson, and participants will also share advice garnered from their own experiences navigating the world of publishing.

The series is designed for adults ages 18 and up and will be held in the Library Board Room on the Library’s second floor. The ninety-minute classes will take place on Mondays, June 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Registration is required for all classes at

For more information on other Library programs for adults, visit the Library’s website at or contact Principal Librarian of Adult Services, Azar Katouzian, at 760-839-48214 or Library programs are free, open to the public, and sponsored by the Friends of the Escondido Public Library. Escondido Public Library is located at 239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido, CA 92025.