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Thursday’s Schedule, April 7:

 Full Day Workshop with Robert Liparulo

Includes Lunch

Followed by Writers Café at 7:00 PM

Bestselling author Robert Liparulo will take you step-by-step through structure and character development, plot and setting, voice and viewpoint. By the end of the day, you will have the tools – and motivation – to design, build, and write your story.

“Writing a novel is much like designing a building: the placement of everything has to serve a function; it has to be pleasing, simultaneously unique and familiar; it has to be something people want to return to, talk about, get cozy with. And writing a novel is no less demanding than designing the coolest, most prestigious skyscraper. But how? How do you take that vivid, gotta-get-it-out story in your head and put it in a form that everyone can see, that everyone can appreciate the way you do?”


8:00 AM 11:30 AM “From Mind to Manuscript: The Making of Your Masterpiece”
Lunch with the Expert – Robert Laparulo
1:00 PM 5:00 PM

Continuation of Robert Liparulo’s workshop:

“From Mind to Manuscript: The Making of Your Masterpiece”


7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Writers Cafe: Informal Read and Critique

(Included with ALL registrations)


The Writers’ Cafe

Facilitated by Bart Palamaro

 Get ready for Friday Night Page Cuts or Saturday Agent/Editor pitches by bringing your pitch or opening page and we will give you instant feedback! Or just bring the first page of your manuscript for a critique. All registered Conference attendees are welcome to attend this Conference version of GLVWGs monthly read and critique meeting. It’s a fun time!