The Craft of Writing Novels for Young Readers

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Wissahickon Valley Public Library

650 West Skippack Pike

Blue Bell, PA 19422

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**UPDATE: 5-22-2019 Class capacity has been reached. Waitlist is now available.

Explore the craft of writing novel-length books for children!

Wissahickon Valley Public Library invites you to join us for a 4-Part Writer's Workship with Eric Bell, a local author of two juvenile fiction novels.

DATES: 4 Monday evenings: June 3, June 10, June 17 and June 24

TIME: 7 to 8:30 PM (approximately 90 minutes)

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Develop your writing through craft-expanding prompts

  • Learn to create memorable characters & compelling plots

  • Cultivate skills to analyze your writing & critically read books

  • Find your own voice & take pride in your work

  • (Laugh at Eric's unfunny jokes) and more!

Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insight and inspiration, but most of all, start writing!

WHO CAN ATTEND: This workshop is for aspiring authors, ages 18 to 118 only! (Adults only. This is not a workshop for children or teens).

Class size limited to 12. If full, a waitlist will be available on Eventbrite. If space becomes available you will be notified.

COST: $20 for the 4 Classes (Participants must attend all 4 classes. No individual classes. No refunds for missed classes).

Registration on Eventbrite holds a spot for you in the class. We'll keep your name on our list of participants and you'll agree to attend and bring your payment at check-in on the first day of class!

*** PAYMENT IS DUE at the first class on Monday, June 3, 2019. Cash or check only accepted. Payable to Wissahickon Valley Public Library.


ABOUT OUR PRESENTER: Eric Bell is an author of middle grade fiction, roughly intended for ages 9-12. He lives and writes in Ambler, Pennsylvania. His debut novel, ALAN COLE IS NOT A COWARD, is currently available from Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins wherever books are sold. A sequel, ALAN COLE DOESN’T DANCE, was recently released and is eagerly awaiting your consumption! You can find out more about Eric at iamericbell.com.






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