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Friday, April 29 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Now in its fifth year with six book contracts under its belt, the GrubStreet Novel Incubator program has helped dozens of students turn their drafts into true novels. Join the instructor in an introduction to the most important revision tactics from the early explorations of your manuscript to its final stages. From the ways in which character creates structure, through the art of establishing mystery, tension, setting, and scene, this seminar offers a practical overview of what your novel needs in order to fulfill your hopes for it.

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Michelle Hoover

Michelle Hoover is the Fannie Hurst Writer-in-Residence at Brandeis University and teaches at GrubStreet, where she leads the Novel Incubator program. She is a 2014 NEA Fellow and has been a Writer-in-Residence at Bucknell University, a MacDowell Fellow, and a winner of the PEN/New England Discovery Award. Her debut, The Quickening, was a Forward Magazine Best Literary Debut of 2010 pick, a finalist in the Center for Fiction's Flaherty-Dunnan... Read More →

Friday April 29, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Back Bay Room