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Write a Novel in a Year

Saturday, January 25, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Time Zone: America/New_York
Local Time: Saturday, January 25, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

WRITE A NOVEL IN A YEAR CLASS ~ Register by Jan 10

Teaching Sessions:  1/25, 2/22, 3/22, 4/26, 6/21, 9/27, 11/15  Write-In Sessions:  5/17, 10/25 from 9:30 to 11:30 am

Author and Editor Anita Nolan will lead a year-long writing workshop taking participants through the complete novel-writing process.  Those signing up for the entire workshop series will meet for 8 teaching/writing sessions & will include email write-ins, a Yahoo Writing Group, and an abbreviated Authors Tour of the Pearl S. Buck National Historic Landmark House. The workshop is for adult writers interested in working on juvenile, young adult, or adult novels.

Includes an Authors Tour of the Pearl S. Buck National Historic Landmark House.

Anita Nolan didn't always want to be a writer. While siblings called her Bookworm and her parents told her to stop reading and go outside for a little fresh air, Anita never thought about writing, not even after a college professor suggested she major in English.  She considered his advice, and graduated with a degree in Food Science and became an editor for Food Engineering, a food industry trade journal.  After her three children were in school, Anita decided to try writing fiction for children. She's had one historical fiction chapter book published by Homecourt Publishing. When the Dust Settled won't be found in bookstores; it's sold in packs of 25 with a teacher's guide for use in classrooms.  She is executive editor of Sprouts, the magazine of the New Jersey Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, has written annotations for Best Books for Children and articles for magazines. Anita is also a frequent speaker about the writing process to writers' groups. Anita currently spends her days reporting on commercial real estate and the commercial mortgage-backed securities market for Commercial Real Estate Direct and her evenings writing humorous tween contemporaries and middle grade historical fiction.   

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Location: 520 Dublin Road
Perkasie, PA
Fees: $150
Contact: or 267-421-6203
Category: Writing Workshops
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