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Saturday, April 6 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
7L: On Writing Epic Novels: A Conversation with Min Jin Lee FULL
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Family sagas, tales passed through generations, and stories that travel the globe...those of us who love reading thick, epic novels often want to write one too. But this cumulative style of storytelling has unique demands. Join a fascinating Q&A with Min Jin Lee, author of Pachinko, on writing stories that span large swaths of time and geography. What are the uniques challenges of such a large scope? How to transition through huge leaps in time or location? How to sustain tension in a book that requires many hours to read? What research might be required, and how can you keep track of it all? And do epic stories take an epic time to write? Come prepared with your questions and ideas, and be ready to walk away one step closer in developing your epic manuscript.

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Christine Pride

Editor, Simon & Schuster
Christine Pride joined Simon and Schuster in 2016. She spent more than a decade as an editor at various corporate imprints including Doubleday, Broadway, Crown and Hyperion, and then, most recently, struck out on her own for a wonderful three year stint as a freelance editor and ghostwriter... Read More →
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Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko is a finalist for the National Book Award, a national bestseller, a New York Times Editor’s Choice and an American Booksellers Association’s Indie Next Great Reads. It is an Amazon Top Ten Books of the month and a selection of the Book of the Month Club... Read More →

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