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Sunday, May 7 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
10L: Creative Problem Solving for Novelists in Progress
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you have a shelved novel gathering dust? Are you stuck writing your current book? Do your characters sound flat or are your plot-lines beginning to unravel? This workshop will teach you new and practical creativity exercises to expand and enhance your existing story ideas. Attendees will take part in a mixture of individual exercises paired with periods of writing, interspersed with discussion. Session attendees will learn how to rely upon their own knowledge and intuition to solve problems related to their own characters and stories. This session is specifically geared for writers with novels in progress.

Speakers
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Crystal King

Social Media and Marketing Expert, Author, FEAST OF SORROW
Crystal King is a 20-year marketing, social media and communications veteran, freelance writer and Pushcart-nominated poet. Her debut novel, Feast of Sorrow (Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster), is about the ancient Roman gourmand, Apicius. Crystal has taught classes in writing, creativity, and social media at Harvard Extension School, Boston University, Mass College of Art, UMass Boston and GrubStreet writing center. A former co-editor of the online literary arts journal Plum Ruby Review, Crystal received her MA in Critical and Creative Thinking from UMass Boston, where she developed a series of exercises and writing prompts to help fiction writers in media res. | | Find her on Facebook... Read More →


Sunday May 7, 2017 11:30am - 12:45pm
Newbury Room