Sure, you know the skinny on plot, character, and setting, but what are some other tricks of the trade experienced fiction writers use to give their work uniqueness and complexity? This workshop will cover a variety of advanced techniques and include some writing exercises to help you practice them. Bring a pen and paper or your laptop — whatever you need to write! For experienced fiction writers.
Julia Watts is the author of more than a dozen novels for adults and young adults. Her novel Finding H.F. won the 2002 Lambda Literary Award in the Children’s/Young Adult category, and her most recent novel, Quiver (Three Rooms Press, 2018), was a Southeastern Independent Booksellers’ Okra Pick and a finalist for a Foreword Indie Award. She holds an M.F.A. in Writing from Spalding University and an M.A. in English from the University of Louisville. Julia lives in Knoxville and is a member of the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame. After a twenty-plus year college teaching career, she is now a PhD student in Children’s and Young Adult Literature at the University of Tennessee, where she is an Access and Diversity Graduate Fellow.
- September 19, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm