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ONLINE ONLY: Karen Thompson Walker Fiction Workshop

Friday, August 7, 2020, 1:30 AM - 3:00 AM


Register now for this workshop with an award-winning author.

This is a live, interactive workshop. Registered participants will receive a Zoom link the day before the program.

This fiction workshop will focus on beginnings. Through a series of in-class writing exercises and readings, we will explore what makes for a great opening page. This discussion will serve as a jumping off point for a wider conversation about various craft elements, including voice, point of view, dialogue, description, detail, and character. Participants will need a pen and paper.

Karen Thompson Walker is the New York Times bestselling author of two novels. "The Dreamers," has been optioned for television by Fox 21, is a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice pick, and was a finalist for the 2020 Oregon Book Awards. "The Age of Miracles," was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, an Indies Choice Award, and a Goodreads Choice Award and named one of the best books of the year by Financial Times, Publishers Weekly, People, O., The Oprah Magazine, and Amazon. Her work has been translated into 27 languages. Her TED Talk about fear and the imagination has been viewed more than 2 million times. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Oregon. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Portland, Oregon.

Phone: (541) 312-1063
Event url: www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/60492

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601 N.W. Wall St
Bend, OR 97701

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