The Craft of Writing Novels for Young Readers (1 of 4)

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Blue Bell


Explore the craft of writing novel-length books for children! 

Join us for a 4-Part Writer's Workship with Eric Bell, a local author of two juvenile fiction novels.

DATES: 4 Monday evenings: June 3, June 10, June 17 and June 24
TIME: 7 to 8:30 PM (approximately 90 minutes)
LOCATION:  Blue Bell 
 Develop your writing through craft-expanding prompts
  • Learn to create memorable characters & compelling plots
  • Cultivate skills to analyze your writing & critically read books
  • Find your own voice & take pride in your work
  • (Laugh at Eric's unfunny jokes) and more!
 Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insight and inspiration, but most of all, start writing!
WHO CAN ATTEND: This workshop is for aspiring authors, ages 18 to 118 only! (Adults only. This is not a workshop for children or teens).
COST: $20 for the 4 Classes (Participants must attend all 4 classes. No individual classes. No refunds for missed classes).  *** PAYMENT IS DUE at the first class on Monday, June 3, 2019. Cash or check only accepted. Payable to Wissahickon Valley Public Library.
Registration on Eventbrite holds a spot for you in the class.  We'll keep your name on our list of participants, and you'll agree to attend and bring your payment at check-in on the first day of class!

Eric Bell is an author of middle grade fiction, roughly intended for ages 9-12. He lives and writes in Ambler, Pennsylvania. His debut novel, ALAN COLE IS NOT A COWARD, is currently available from Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins wherever books are sold. A sequel, ALAN COLE DOESN’T DANCE, has been recently released and is eagerly awaiting your consumption!  You can find out more about Eric at

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