The Craft of Writing Novels for Young Readers

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The Craft of Writing Novels for Young Readers
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From Thu 5 March 2020 to Thu 9 April 2020
From Thursday 5 March 2020 to Thursday 9 April 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Explore the craft of writing novel-length books for children! 


Wissahickon Valley Public Library invites you to join us for a 6-Part Writer's Workship with Eric Bell, a local author of two juvenile fiction novels. 


DATES: 6 Thursday evenings: March 5, 12, 19 and 26; April 2 and April 9

TIME:  7 to 8:30 PM  (approximately 90 minutes)

WHAT YOU WILL DO: 

  • Develop your writing through craft-expanding prompts

  • Learn to create memorable characters & compelling plots

  • Cultivate skills to analyze your writing & critically read books

  • Find your own voice & take pride in your work

  • (Laugh at Eric's unfunny jokes) and more! 

Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insight and inspiration, but most of all, start writing! 

WHO CAN ATTEND: This workshop is for aspiring authors, ages 18 to 118 only!  (Adults only.  This is not a workshop for children or teens).  

Class size limited to 10.  If full,  a waitlist will be available on Eventbrite. If space becomes available you will be notified. 

COST:  $30 for the 6 Classes  (Participants must attend all 6 classes.  No individual classes. No refunds for missed classes). 

Registration on Eventbrite holds a spot for you in the class.  We'll keep your name on our list of participants and you'll agree to attend and bring your payment at check-in on the first day of class! 

*** PAYMENT IS DUE at the first class on Thursday, March 5.  Cash or check only accepted. Payable to Wissahickon Valley Public Library.


ABOUT OUR PRESENTER: Eric Bell is an author of middle grade fiction, roughly intended for ages 9-12.   He lives and writes in Ambler, Pennsylvania.  His debut novel, ALAN COLE IS NOT A COWARD, is currently available from Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins wherever books are sold.  A sequel, ALAN COLE DOESN’T DANCE, was released in 2018.  You can find out more about Eric at iamericbell.com.

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