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A Novel Approach: Tackling The Long Format Writing Project
Writing Pad West
Los Angeles , CA
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A Novel Approach: Tackling The Long Format Writing Project
Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this class, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She'll also teach you techniques for creating a thrilling story arc, irresistible dialogue, characters and conflict. If you like, you can even bring in up to 1200 words of your novel for targeted feedback each session! With the aid of fun, hands-on exercises and balanced workshopping sessions, you will have completed at least one act of your brilliant book by the last session of this class. Before you know it, Random House will be banging on your door!

Instructor: Lauren Strasnick

Oct. 5, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9 (5 Sat. a.m.'s)
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $395 (Includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad West

About Lauren Strasnick:

Lauren Strasnick's debut novel, "Nothing Like You" (Simon Pulse/S&S, 2009), was a RWA RITA award finalist in two categories, Best First Book and YA Romance. Her second novel, "Her and Me and You" (Simon Pulse/S&S, 2010), was a 2012 ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. "Then You Were Gone" (Simon Pulse/S&S), Lauren's third book, was published in January 2013. She holds a BS in Film and a Minor in Creative Writing from Emerson College and an MFA in Writing from California Institute of the Arts.


Writing Pad West (View)
10445 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles , CA 90024
United States

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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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