Day of the Book – April 20, 2013
Day of the Book
JFKU 100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA
Tanya is awesome. I was so impressed with how much time and energy she gave to the participants at the SF Writer’s Conference. She has graciously agreed to do the same for us during Day of the Book!
Building a Vibrant Fictional World – Tanya Egan Gibson
How do you create a fictional world that is unique yet believable, exciting yet grounded? Learn the various ways you can get the details of places right (even without a travel budget), how to make your world exciting, and how to use your world to strengthen both plot and characterization.
Tanya Egan Gibson is the author of the novel How To Buy a Love of Reading (Dutton – 2009), and a freelance editor, consultant, and writing teacher. She has written for such magazines as The Writer, Parents, and Writer’s Digest, which will publish her latest article, “10 Things Your Freelance Editor Hasn’t Told You–But Should” in its May/June 2013 issue.
$35 with lunch
Faculty, staff, alumnae: $25
Morning events open to the public 10-12
Panel discussion (lunch) 12-1
Literary salon 2-4
For early reservations contact: Catharine at firstname.lastname@example.org