This is your year to write your novel!
One of the biggest obstacles any writer faces is finishing the first draft of a book. As Joyce Carol Oates said, "Getting the first draft finished is like pushing a peanut with your nose across a very dirty floor." Take this class to learn how to make writing a priority in your life, write boldly on the page, and develop the self-confidence necessary to put your work into the world. Grant Faulkner, executive director of National Novel Writing Month and author of Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo, will join Jan Ellison, author of A Small Indiscretion, in a conversation about what it takes to write a novel from the first word to "the end."
Here are some takeaways:
1. Overcome self-doubt and believe in yourself as a writer.
2. Learn tips to overcome writer's block and write bravely on the page.
2. Develop a creative mindset to nourish your writing year-round.
3. Build a plan to finish your book.
Doors open at 6:30pm.
Books will be available for pick up, and for sale, at the event.