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Sunday, September 25 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
How to Write A Novel in 30 Days: Systems and Social Support to Get it Done!

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So you've always wanted to write a novel? No plot? No characters? Don't know where to start? Well, no problem. We want to show you how National Write a Novel Month can help you build and sustain the daily momentum to write 50,000 words by the end of November. How? It's fun and engaging system of social accountability, inspiration, support, and computerized progress measures have propelled thousands of never-before-novelists across that 50,000 word finish line and into "I'm Now a Novelist" Land. So join us and thousands of other writers from all over the globe as we gear up to surmount one of the greatest artistic challenges that most choose not to face--writing that damn book! But this time, you'll have a whole army behind you. This time, you'll be part of a greater movement that will give you all the momentum that you need.

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Jenessa Albertson

Intern
Jenessa Albertson is a senior at the University of Montana studying English Literature. After graduation she plans on perusing a Masters of Arts in Teaching so she can spread her passion of literature with others. When not reading, Jenessa can be found hiking, road tripping somewhere new, eating sushi, or crocheting hats for her loved ones.

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Alex Alviar

Alex Alviar was born of Filipino parents in 1976 and raised in the suburban outskirts of Detroit. He received his MFA in poetry at the University of Montana in Missoula. Winner of the 2002 Poetry Slam Championship in Libby, Montana, Alex also is a recipient of a 2003 AWP Intro Journals Award and two honorable mentions from the Academy of American Poets Student Poetry Prize. His poetry has appeared in The Journal at Ohio State... Read More →
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Ari Laurel

Hyphen magazine
Ari Laurel is a writer and editor from Oakland, CA whose work deals with Asian American icons, and youth identity in the ever-shifting Bay Area. In addition to her feature in the 2015 Kearny Street Workshop APAture Festival, she was a 2012 finalist for the PEN/USA Emerging Writers Fellowship, recipient of University of Montana’s Candace K. Brown Memorial Scholarship, and her work has appeared in The Conium Review, Passages North, Yellow... Read More →


Sunday September 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Fact & Fiction Bookstore 220 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802

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