Saturday, April 6 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
7D: Structuring a Novel with Good Bones
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Whether writing one’s first novel or fifth, writers can get lost in the morass of researching and sketching their novels. For those beginning a novel (or those who have begun many a book, but never finished) this session will provide an approach for building the framework for your novel, using the “how do you eat an elephant” approach: one bite at a time. A step-by-step method, moving from initial idea to “what if,” to concept paper, characterization, indexing and building a spine, leads to a skeleton on which to construct one’s novel. (Bring index cards!)

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Randy Susan Meyers

Randy Susan Meyers is the internationally bestselling author of five novels, one novella, and a co-authored novel. She has also edited a book of essays.The Massachusetts Council of the Book chose three of Meyers' books as Must-Read Books, writing, "The clear and distinctive voice... Read More →

Saturday April 6, 2019 3:00pm - 4:15pm EDT
Beacon Hill Room - 4th Floor