Do you love words? Are you a writer at heart? Join award-winning author Fran Wilde for a brainstorming and problem solving workshop that is loud and fun! Engage in monster building (and monster defeating) discussions and activities that will stretch your writing muscles and expand your creativity! This writing workshop is designed for those in grades 5 through 10.
This program takes place via FCPL's GoToMeeting platform. Registration is required, and an email with login information will be sent prior to the program.
Two-time Nebula winner Fran Wilde writes science fiction and fantasy for adults and kids, with seven books, so far, that embrace worlds unique (Updraft, The Gemworld) and portal (Riverland, The Ship of Stolen Words), plus numerous short stories appearing in Asimov’s, Tor.com, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Shimmer, Nature, Uncanny, and multiple Year’s Best anthologies. Her work has won the Eugie Foster and Compton Crook awards, been named an NPR Favorite, and has been a finalist for six Nebulas, three Hugos, a World Fantasy Award, three Locii, and the Lodestar. Fran directs the Genre Fiction MFA concentration at Western Colorado University and writes nonfiction for NPR, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. You can find her at franwilde.net.
This program is made possible by a generous grant from Forsyth County Arts Alliance.