Monday, July 3 10:00 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: Nichols Room
Laurie Stolarz – Young Adult Workshop – YA? Yes Way!
Bio: Laurie Stolarz is the author of several popular young adult novels including the Dark House series, the Touch series, Project 17, Shutter, and Bleed, (all published by Disney/Hyperion Books for Children), as well as the bestselling Blue is for Nightmares series (Flux Publications). With over a million books sold worldwide, Stolarz’s titles have been translated into over twenty languages, been named on numerous award lists, including the Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers list and the Top Ten Teen Pick list, both through the American Library Association, and have been optioned for TV. For more information, please visit her Web site at www.lauriestolarz.com.
Do you have a young adult novel idea, but aren’t sure where to begin? Have you started a novel or short story, but don’t know what happens next? In this hands-on workshop, we’ll discuss what makes compelling young adult fiction, and practice with story and plot structure, character-building, and narrative voice. Writing materials will be available.