The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

Conference Schedule 2019

Conference Schedule 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.


Eight Drafts in Search of a Story with Ramona Ausubel

Date(s): Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Location: 
Traditions, University Club (view map)
Type(s): 
Generative Workshop, Presentation
Genre and Form(s): Fiction, Mixed Genre, Novels, Short Stories
Tags: Drafting, Revision

About the Session

Writers are always talking about revision, but what exactly do they mean? I will offer eight of my favorite exercises and strategies for taking a story into bigger, wilder realms. Each draft will open your work up and and reignite your imagination. 

Meet the Presenter(s)

Desert Nights Rising Stars Writers Conference Faculty 2019 Ramona Ausubel
Ramona Ausubel is the author of two novels—Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty and No One is Here Except All of Us—as well as two collections of short stories—Awayland and A Guide to Being Born. She is the winner of the PEN/USA Fiction Award, the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and was a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Award. Her work has appeared in the The New Yorker, the New York Times, Tin House, One Story and elsewhere. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, with husband and two children.