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Friday, May 5 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
4J: X-Ray Writing: Techniques for Getting Closer to Your Characters (Section 1) FILLING
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One of the unique joys of reading literature is that it allows us to experience what it might be like to be someone else, what it might be like to live in someone else's brain. Literature can be like an x-ray, peering past the façade and seeing all the secrets hidden underneath. This workshop will focus on ways to achieve this kind of "x-ray writing," looking especially at discoveries from the fields of psychology and nuerobiology for what insights they offer writers. [NOTE: An additional section of this same session is held on Saturday at 2PM] 

Speakers
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Nathan Hill

Author, THE NIX
Nathan Hill's debut novel The Nix was a New York Times bestseller, named as one of fall’s best books by Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Audible, Powell’s, IndieNext, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, and many others. The Nix will be published worldwide in more than 20 languages. In additi... Read More →


Friday May 5, 2017 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Cambridge Room