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Craft Talk Series: Lesley Nneka Arimah & Min Jin Lee
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States
Continue your immersive experience by hearing nationally renowned authors explore various elements of the craft of creative writing.
World-Building: A Craft Talk by Lesley Nneka Arimah
The best short stories render worlds that read as though they existed before the story started and continue after the story ends. How does one create the impression of a continuous world? This happens with the judicious use of details to create texture and meaning. In this craft talk, we’ll discuss how to build the world where your story is set while simultaneously advancing the narrative arc and building character.
Writing and Revision: Remember Your Inner Reader and Write Something Worth Reading: A Craft Talk by Min Jin Lee
We were readers before writers, and what do we love best about reading? How can we tell stories that are worth our valuable, diminishing attention? How can we edify and engage? This craft talk will explore the unspoken contract between the reader and her author. How can we be writers worthy of our readers? How can we inspire engagement, sympathy, excitement, insight, and attraction?