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Our July 19th Event Features: Bill Konigsberg How to Write a Novel in a Year! In this 90-minute workshop, we will focus on three tools of craft you need to take your novel to the next level. We’ll cover Dialogue, Character Creation, and Setting, stopping to do individual and group exercises in each section. You’ll leave fired up about writing, with a whole new bunch of tools in your authorial toolbox!
Bill Konigsberg is the award-winning American author of Out of the Pocket,Openly Straight, The Porcupine of Truth, and Honestly Ben. Out of the Pocket won the 2008 Lambda Literary Award in the LGBT Children's/Young Adult category. His second novel, Openly Straight, was released in June 2013. It received a rave review in the New York Times, and starred reviews from Booklist and the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. The novel won the Sid Fleischman Award for Humor and was a finalist for the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award. It also made YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults list for 2014; the American Library Association's Rainbow List; The Texas Library Association's Tayshas List (as a top ten title); and was nominated for the Georgia Peach Award. The novel has been translated into German, Vietnamese, and Portuguese. The Porcupine of Truth, which came out in June 2015, won the Stonewall Book Award and the PEN Center USA Literary Award, received starred reviews by Booklist and School Library Journal, made the Indie Next List, YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults list for 2016, Booklist Best of 2015, New York Public Library's Best Book for Teens 2015, Teenreads Favorites of 2015, the 2016 Rainbow List, and the Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) Choices 2016 List.
Bill is a favorite workshop presenter and a lot of fun. You won't want to miss this!
Workuity 2390 E Camelback Rd Ste 130 Phoenix, AZ 85016