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How to Survive Your Novel with Ramona Ausubel

Date(s): Thursday, February 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House, 450 E Tyler Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281 (view map)
Type(s):
Generative Workshop, Lecture, Workshop
Genre and Form(s): Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Hybrid, Novels

Cost: 
$149 Regular*, $119 Student

About the Workshop

Starting a novel is hard. Finishing a novel seems nearly impossible. And the middle, well, the middle is a thousand years long. But! But! There are things you can do to turn walls into doorways and keep you moving forward. Join award winning novelist, Ramona Ausubel, in a course on discussing strategies for survival in writing your novel and for keeping the process fun, inventive and full of life. This workshop consists of both moments of lecture and exercises, so be prepared to learn, talk, engage, and put your thoughts and ideas on the page!

*While this workshop is open to the public, Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference attendees receive $25 off advanced workshops. To receive the discount, register for the conference.

Meet Your Instructor: Ramona Ausubel

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.