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Learn how to write a novel in a day

May 6, 2012

Is it possible to pack a year’s worth of learning into a day-long interactive session? Award-winning author Vic DiGenti thinks so.

Vic is the facilitator of Novel in a Day, an FWA-sponsored mini-conference to be held Saturday, June 9, 2012, at the Embassy Suites hotel in Tampa, Florida. Designed for both beginning writers and pros, the workshop will provide attendees with the tools to craft a novel that will grab a reader’s attention and keep him or her turning the pages.

Vic will cover:

  • Plot and structure
  • Characters
  • Dialogue
  • Beginnings, middles, and ends
  • Point of View
  • Self-editing

Added bonus: During lunch (boxed lunch provided), Vic will present a side-workshop entitled ePublishing 101.

Novel in a Day workshop instructor Vic DiGenti

Vic is the author of three award-winning adventure/fantasy novels, Windrusher, Windrusher and the Cave of Tho-hoth, and Windrusher and the Trail of Fire (Ocean Publishing). His unpublished mystery, Mantanzas Bay, won the 2007 Josiah Bancroft Award and was named Unpublished Book of the Year in the 2009 Royal Palm Literary Awards Competition. It was recently published under the pen name Parker Francis as both an ebook and a trade paperback. Vic is a regional director and board member for the Florida Writers Association and member of the Florida Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America.

Space for Novel in a Day is limited, so register early. Click here to register online. Click here for more information or to register by snail-mail. Cost is $99 for FWA members, $124 for nonmembers. Questions? Contact Stephanie Priestley at 813-263-4088.

As Vic would say: Don’t put your writing dreams on hold—let Novel in a Day show you how to turn rejection slips into royalties.

Do you think it’s possible to pack a year’s worth of learning into a day? What would you like to see at future FWA mini-conferences?

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