Fox Cities Book Festival 2017: October 9th - October 15th

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Tue 10th
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Join The Mill: A Place for Writers for the presentation of its annual short fiction and poetry awards.

Craft Presentations
Wed 11th
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

This presentation offers both a crash course in comics writing, while also addressing how the medium has made Benjamin Percy a better novelist, screenwriter, essayist and short story writer.

Craft Presentations
2:00 pm -
3:00 pm
 

The presentation will include several readings from the book that highlight characters and their development within the story.

Craft Presentations
4:00 pm -
5:00 pm
 

This event has been cancelled. Young Adult author Liz Czukas talks about her twisty-turny path to becoming published and the things she's learned along the way.

6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Benjamin Percy reads from his latest novel and discusses the business and craft of writing. Q&A to follow.

Craft Presentations
Thu 12th
2:00 pm -
3:00 pm
 

Author Victoria Houston will give an honest (often humorous) look at the process of developing a mystery series.

Craft Presentations
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 
Craft Presentations
Fri 13th
3:30 pm -
4:30 pm
 

This craft talk will delve into the process of writing a fantasy novel—ideally one that readers can’t put down!

Craft Presentations
Sun 15th
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

When she was only nine, Dayani Baldelomar left her Nicaraguan village with nothing more than a change of clothes. Her neighbor, Yadira Castellón, also migrated from the mountains. Driven by hope for a better future for their children, Dayani and Yadira invent jobs in Managua’s spreading markets and dumps. But a swelling tide of family crises and environmental calamities threaten to break their toehold in the city.

Craft Presentations
3:00 pm -
4:00 pm
 

Ginny’s voice came to me in a mysterious way, one that I’m still trying to comprehend.  In this talk we’ll explore the nature of voice, narration, and the quiet but calculating moves of the subconscious.

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