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“You fail only if you stop writing.”   —Ray Bradbury

May Speaker: Shirley Jump

The Basics of Scene and Sequel 

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 pm.
Barnes and Noble, Carrolwood (Meeting room in the back of the store)

Scenes are the building blocks of your book, and sequels are the glue that bring those scenes together. The trouble is knowing how to create an effective sequel that keeps the pacing and tension running, but also gives the characters and readers a little room to breathe. Learn the best balance of Scene and Sequel and how to use them to easily ramp up the tension and conflict in your novel in this interactive class with New York Times bestselling author Shirley Jump. This workshop will also answer the questions of how Scene and Sequel work with an easy exercise to show new writers the basics of this story building block. 

Speaker and Author Shirley JumpNew York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shirley Jump has written more than 50 novels for Berkley, Harlequin, Entangled and Kensington books. She has won numerous awards, including the HOLT Medallion, the Booksellers Best Award and Colorado Romance Writers Award of Excellence.