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PRE-SUMMER SAMPLER: I Want to Write a Novel. Now What?

Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. ET, June 18 and 25
Stephanie Lehmann
2 sessions, $110. Limited to seven participants. (Can be taken in-person or on Zoom.)

Writing a novel can be a daunting proposition. Perhaps you’ve already sketched out some characters or jotted down some scenes. Maybe you’ve written a few chapters. Maybe you already have a full draft.

No matter where you are in the process, this two-week pre-summer sampler will inspire you to tell the story you want to tell. The focus will be on conceptualizing your novel as a whole and developing your main character’s narrative arc.

Acclaimed novelist and awesome teacher Stephanie Lehmann leads this workshop. Stephanie’s novel ASTOR PLACE VINTAGE (Simon and Schuster) was selected by Library Journal as a best novel and by Kirkus Reviews for best summer reading. Stephanie worked for many years as a literary agent and editor at the Elaine Koster Literary Agency.

Stephanie’s earlier novels include THE ART OF UNDRESSING (Penguin), YOU COULD DO BETTER (Penguin), ARE YOU IN THE MOOD (Kensington), and THOUGHTS WHILE HAVING SEX (Kensington). Her work has been translated into Italian, Turkish, Russian, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, Chinese, and German. She has taught novel writing at Mediabistro and at, where her essays have been published.

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