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Saturday, April 30 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
7H: Mapping Your Story: Place, Movement, and Territory LIMITED

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Whether the setting is a real location, entirely invented, or somewhere in between, exploring the possibilities of your territory and the movements of characters can help you handle aspects of plot like coincidence and chance, and heighten the tension and significance of characters’ actions. We’ll look at how the map of your story (short story, novel, play, memoir, or narrative nonfiction) can open up scenic invention, make change plausible, and build underlying coherence and meaning.

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Lynne Barrett

Lynne Barrett's third story collection Magpies received the Florida Book Awards fiction gold medal. Her handbook What Editors Want guides writers through the submissions process, and she’s editor of the nonfiction anthology Making Good Time: True Stories of How We Do (and Don’t... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 1:15pm - 2:30pm EDT
Tremont Room