THIS SAT.: YA AND MIDDLE GRADE FICTION

Screen Shot 2014-05-10 at 4.06.04 PMWhat does it take to write the next “Harry Potter”? Whether your story takes place in Middle Earth, a dystopian future, or a gated suburb, bestselling author D.J. MacHale will show you how. He’ll share his tricks for using personal experiences to bring your conflicts and characters to life with vivid detail. Through fun in-class writing exercises you’ll mine your life’s trials and tribulations to create intriguing stories for tweens and teens. You’ll learn how writing middle grade and YA stories are different than writing any other kind of story and how to avoid the rookie mistakes. By the end of class, you’ll have generated some compelling pages and have a plan for writing your a masterpiece that will have agents knocking down your door. Seven figure film deal not included.

 
 
 

Instructor: D.J. MacHale
Saturday, November 1, 2014
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $80 (Includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad West 2452 Overland Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90064

 

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D.J. MACHALE

D.J. MacHale is a writer, director, executive producer and creator of several popular television series and movies. As an author, he has published 20 books he wrote from scratch and another 14 that have been published as novelizations or spin offs of his TV shows and book series....Read More »


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