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October Third Thursday: How Do You Know When You’re Done

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For now, all of our Third Thursday programs are being held virtually via Zoom. There are stories that have clear cut endings, like the good has triumphed over evil, or the parties involved in a will-they-or-won't they get together, and then there are stories that have more open-ended endings. But no matter what kind of … Continue reading October Third Thursday: How Do You Know When You’re Done

February Third Thursday: Me, Myself, and I: Writing the Personal

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Free and Open to All LIVE ZOOM WEBINAR We all have stories to tell, but wrangling our lives and figuring out how to get them on the page is no easy feat. From figuring out how to turn our experiences into compelling narratives, to deciding what memories to include and which ones to ignore or … Continue reading February Third Thursday: Me, Myself, and I: Writing the Personal

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April Third Thursday: Debut Fiction: The Road to Publication

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In April, join us for a conversation with three writers who are just days away from the publication of their debut novels. We'll discuss the journey so far - from knowing when you're ready to submit, to querying literary agents, to the book deal & all of the preparation for publication - everything that makes up … Continue reading April Third Thursday: Debut Fiction: The Road to Publication

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May Third Thursday: The Great Outdoors: Bringing the Natural World into Your Writing

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Join us in May for this timely conversation with three remarkable writers - Matt Bell, David Marquis, and Julie Poole - whose work shines a literary light on the natural world:A novel that is part speculative epic, part tech thriller, part reinvented fairy tale, that touches on climate change; corporate, civic, and familial responsibility; manifest destiny; … Continue reading May Third Thursday: The Great Outdoors: Bringing the Natural World into Your Writing

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July Third Thursday: “Writing Unlikeable Characters”

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"Perhaps, then, unlikeable characters, the ones who are the most human, are also the ones who are the most alive." - Roxane Gay In July, our Third Thursday panel discussion will explore "Writing Unlikeable Characters." For this conversation, we'll be flipping that concept of an "unlikeable character" on its head. This will be a celebration of … Continue reading July Third Thursday: “Writing Unlikeable Characters”

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October Third Thursday: “Debut Fiction: The Big (Publication) Day and Beyond”

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This month, join us for the second conversation in our two-part conversation with debut novelists Alex McElroy, Stacey Swann, and Monica West.  In April, we spoke to these three authors about "The Road to Publication." (You can view that conversation here.) We're excited to welcome them back - six months later - to talk about … Continue reading October Third Thursday: “Debut Fiction: The Big (Publication) Day and Beyond”

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