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.ZACK: Jumpstarting the Novel

  • .ZACK 3224 Locust Street St. Louis, MO, 63103 United States (map)

Join Amy Sayre Baptista for "Jumpstarting the Novel." Classes begin April 4, 2019, 6:30-8:45p, and run for 6 weeks at the DotZack - .ZACK in St. Louis.

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Workshop Description: Have you always dreamed of becoming a novelist but you don’t know how to start? Or have you been working on a book and now you’re blocked and can’t seem to move forward? Or do you have a novel draft and you’re seeking a community of other writers with whom you can share and receive input? Join this six-week workshop to focus on a series of writing activities that will address the key components to creating and sustaining a book-length story, including character development, setting, pacing and plotting. You’ll engage in writing exercises and share ideas with fellow writers to inspire greater creativity and receive reader input. The workshop is limited to 10 participants.

Amy Sayre Baptista is co-director of the St. Louis Writers Workshop and author of numerous short stories and poems, including the award-winning collection, Primitivity, from Black Lawrence Press.

Earlier Event: April 11
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Later Event: April 13
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