Start Your Novel Workshop
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.
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.