Oct 25 2021
NaNoWriMo Prep: A Conversation with Grant Faulkner...

NaNoWriMo Prep: A Conversation with Grant Faulkner...

Presented by Indiana Writers Center at Zoom

Date: Monday, October 25, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm EST
Location: Zoom – RSVP REQUIRED
Cost: Free, or choose Donation (select your option below)

Join Indiana Writers Center for NaNoWriMo Prep: a Conversation between Grant Faulkner, Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month, and Barbara Shoup, IWC Writer-in-Residence. Their conversation will cover everything from the history of NaNoWriMo and how to prepare for the month-long writing challenge to Grant’s new short story collection, All the Comfort Sin Can Provide. We’ll end the evening with a writing exercise to jump-start your NaNo journey!

It’s not too early to start thinking about the story you want to write during National Novel Writing Month! Click here to learn more about NaNoWriMo.

*You will receive a confirmation email for this event the week of October 4th that includes a Zoom link. Questions? Email sarah@indianawriters.org*

GRANT FAULKNER is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the co-founder of 100 Word Story. He’s published Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo; Brave the Page, a teen writing guide; Fissures, a collection of 100-word stories, and most recently, All the Comfort Sin Can Provide. His essays on creativity have been published in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, LitHub, Writer’s Digest, and The Writer. Find Grant online on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram—and listen to his podcast Write-minded.

BARBARA SHOUP is the author eight novels, including Night Watch, Wish You Were Here, Stranded in Harmony, Faithful Women, Vermeer’s Daughter, Everything You Want, An American Tune, and Looking for Jack Kerouac and the co-author of Novel Ideas: Contemporary Authors Share the Creative Process and Story Matters. Her short fiction, poetry, essays, and interviews have appeared in numerous small magazines, as well as in The Writer and The New York Times Travel Section. Her young adult novels, Wish You Were Here and Stranded in Harmony were selected as American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults. Vermeer’s Daughter was a School Library Journal Best Adult Book for Young Adults. She is the recipient of numerous grants from the Indiana Arts Commission, two creative renewal grants from the Arts Council of Indianapolis, the 2006 PEN Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Working Writer Fellowship, and the 2012 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Regional Indiana Author Award. She is the former Executive Director of the Indiana Writers Center and is currently the Jim Powell Writer-in-Residence.

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2021/10/25 - 2021/10/25

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