WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Pulling from Every Genre” with Erika T. Wurth

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About the Event Whether you’re writing straight realism, science-fiction, speculative fiction, fantasy or a Post-Modern thriller, you can utilize the strengths of each genre, in your manuscript. In this presentation, Erika T. Wurth will talk about how different writers do that in different genres, what you can take away from each, and how this applies … Continue reading WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Pulling from Every Genre” with Erika T. Wurth

WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Not Just for Dancing: How to Use TikTok to Connect with Readers” with Alexandria Juarez

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About the event: BookTok, or the subsection of TikTok to discuss books and all things literary, is growing everyday. There are billions of views on #BookTok, and book sales are soaring with corresponding viral videos. In this WLT Off the Beaten Craft presentation, a self-described TikTok addict and Zoomer, will discuss the basics of the … Continue reading WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Not Just for Dancing: How to Use TikTok to Connect with Readers” with Alexandria Juarez

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WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “The Ins & Outs of Sensitivity Reading” with Shenwei Chang

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A few times a year, the WLT hosts WLT Off the Beaten Craft, a free presentation from an author who knows their stuff, focused on a genre, form, or topic that we don’t often get to talk about. These “Off the Beaten Craft” presentations are free and open to all. About the event: In this … Continue reading WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “The Ins & Outs of Sensitivity Reading” with Shenwei Chang

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WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Literature in Translation”

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About the event: A great literary translator combines a passion for foreign literature, deep knowledge of a foreign language, and writing versatility. After all, literary translators are writers called upon to recreate another writer's ideas and style in a different language. What does it take to translate literature well, and what is different about publishing … Continue reading WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Literature in Translation”

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WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Writing and Drawing Memoir: Telling Your Story with More than Words”

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About the event: In recent years, many of the most widely read and critically acclaimed comic books have been memoirs, from Alison Bechdel's Fun Home to Art Spielgman's Maus. Comics are a powerful storytelling medium which can often achieve things with words and images together which would be hard to achieve with either alone. During this presentation Maia Kobabe, … Continue reading WLT Off the Beaten Craft: “Writing and Drawing Memoir: Telling Your Story with More than Words”

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