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Friday, April 6 • 10:15am - 11:30am
1C: Navigating Your Novel’s Murky Middle
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Writing the middle of a novel can feel like being lost in the forest with neither a breadcrumb trail nor a compass. You may have a strong idea of where you want to end up – but how do you get there? The answer lies in discovering your novel’s structure, and the kinds of obstacles and complications your main character should encounter on the path toward her desire. If you’ve written 50 or more pages of a novel and feel lost in the murky middle, this seminar – through discussion, examples and in-class exercises –  will help you forge a path toward the story’s climax.

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Lisa Borders

lisaborders.com.">Lisa Borders’ second novel, The Fifty-First State, was published by Engine Books in 2013. Her first novel, Cloud Cuckoo Land, was chosen by Pat Conroy as the winner of River City Publishing’s Fred Bonnie Award, and received fiction honors in the 2003 Massachusetts... Read More →

Friday April 6, 2018 10:15am - 11:30am EDT
Gloucester Room - 4th Floor