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Wednesday, September 27 • 1:15pm - 3:30pm
"Aboutness:" Leash Your Novel, Shape Your Writing, Pitch Your Book, with Sandra Scofield

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"Aboutness:" Leash Your Novel, Shape Your Writing, Pitch Your Book
If you are writing, want to write, or have drafted a novel, you are thinking of all those pages. But the secret to a novel that flies is a novel you can talk about, a novel that can be compressed to the gem it is. Learn how to capture the essence of a story in a few clear declarative sentences. That's your way into the writing, and it's definitely your way into telling someone they really should read it.This is an opportunity to get valuable feedback on the very idea of your novel.

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Sandra Scofield

Sandra Scofield is the author of 11 books: seven novels (including a National Book Award finalist); a memoir, Occasions of Sin; a book of essays about family, Mysteries of Love and Grief; a craft book, The Scene Book; and most recently, Swim: Stories of the Sixties. The Last Draft... Read More →

Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:15pm - 3:30pm MDT
A&E Conference Room