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Friday, April 6 • 11:45am - 1:00pm
2F: Novels: Writing the Opening Pages
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In my lecture, I will discuss writing the opening pages of novels, looking at the ways novelists begin to create setting and character, how they start to pose the crucial questions that will be answered later. I will use the opening of one of my own novels and also the opening of Larry McMurtry's classic novel The Last Picture Show as examples.

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Steve Yarbrough

Steve Yarbrough is the author of eleven books, most recently the novel The Unmade World, due out in January 2018. His other books are the non-fiction title Bookmarked: Larry McMurtry’s The Last Picture Show, the novels The Realm of Last Chances, Safe from the Neighbors, The End... Read More →

Friday April 6, 2018 11:45am - 1:00pm EDT
Tremont Room - 4th Floor
  Block 2, Lecture with Q&A