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Saturday, May 6 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
8J: Two Brains Are Better: How to Write Collaboratively
Limited Capacity seats available

George Orwell once said that writing a book is a “horrible, exhausting struggle.” But it doesn’t have to be—if you write it with a friend. More and more writers are discovering that they can double their page count, find endless new ideas and stretch their capabilities by working together. It’s also a great way to discover your own writing process while observing someone else’s. In this session, we will talk about successful collaborations, including Caroline/Charles Todd, and Guillermo del Toro/Chuck Hogan. We will outline what makes for a successful partnership and share from our own experience how to co-author fiction without blowing up a friendship.

Speakers
avatar for Ron MacLean

Ron MacLean

Author, HEADLONG
Ron MacLean's novel Headlong won the 2014 Indie Book Award for Best Mystery. Ron's other books are the story collection Why the Long Face? (2008), and the novel Blue Winnetka Skies (2004). His short fiction has appeared in GQ, Greensboro Review, Prism International, Night Train, Other... Read More →
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Michelle Seaton

Author, LIVING WITH CANCER
Michelle Seaton’s short fiction has appeared in One Story, Harvard Review, Sycamore Review, and has won a Pushcart Prize. Her essays have appeard in The Pinch, Lake Effect and in Best American Nonrequired Reading. She is the coauthor of several books, including The Way of Boys (William Morrow... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Constitution Room

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