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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' novels are informed by her work with families impacted by emotional and family violence. Her debut novel, The Murderer’s Daughters, was named one of the “2011 Ten Best Works of Fiction” by the Massachusetts Center for the Book and was a finalist for the Massachusetts... Read More →

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