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Start Your Novel Workshop

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Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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This workshop will be Saturday, Oct. 23 from 2-4 p.m. at OSU-Tulsa.

The goal of this workshop is simple--getting you going on a novel that keeps going. Starting, some say, is the easy part. But starting a novel that you'll actually finish is a whole other kettle of fish, one that retains an air of mystery even to well-published veterans of the art.

We'll try to peer into that mystery in this two day course, examining a number of particularly successful novel openings, both past and present, as well as discussing strategies for getting oneself started (sometimes starting *is* the hard part!), and then working on a number of exercises.

Hopefully, by the end, students will have the opening of their first novel.

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Scholarships are available for those with financial need. Apply here.

About the instructor

Nathan Knapp's writing has appeared in The Times Literary Supplement, 3:AM, Music & Literature, The Collagist, Puerto del Sol, The Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. He holds an MFA in fiction writing from OSU.

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Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
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