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The Nuts & Bolts of Drafting a Novel

Writing a first novel is an act of both endurance and faith. In this workshop, we’ll discuss what it takes to actually sit down and write a novel, from inspiration to time management, organization, persistence, and keeping hope alive. Perfect for writers planning to complete NaNoWriMo, those already working on novels, or anyone who just hopes to reach “The End” of the manuscript one day soon.

Instructor: Laura Maylene Walter’s debut novel, BODY OF STARS, is forthcoming from Dutton. Her writing has appeared in the Kenyon Review, Poets & Writers, The Sun, The Masters Review, Ninth Letter, and many other publications. She has been a Yaddo Fellow, a Tin House Scholar, and a writer-in-residence at the Chautauqua Institution and Art Omi: Writers. Laura works as a writer and editor for Cleveland Public Library, is editor-in-chief of Literary Cleveland's Gordon Square Review, and blogs for the Kenyon Review.

Details: The Nuts & Bolts of Drafting a Novel with Laura Maylene Walter is a one-session course which takes place Thursday October 22 from 7-8:30pm remotely through Zoom. Register and we will send along information about how to connect via Zoom.


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