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Webinar: Surprise & Delight Your Readers on Every Page
Thursday, January 20, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Category: Workshops/Webinars

Webinar: Surprise & Delight Your Readers on Every Page

Presenter: Jessica Strawser

Host: Lisa Montanaro

January 20, 2022, 7:00pm-8:30pm ET

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Whether we’re reading a page-turner or a tear-jerker, readers love the build of anticipation, the satisfaction of the unexpected, and all the beautiful surprises that make a story truly unputdownable. This interactive webinar uses prompts, examples, and tips to help you master tricks for keeping your readers on the hook with every single page, from plot twists to character quirks to beautiful turns of phrase. You’ll uncover your character’s secrets, pull the rug out, delve deeper into your themes, experiment with clever wordplay, and leave with plenty of ideas for adapting these techniques to your own work-in-progress. Come join us to learn how to hold your stories to a higher standard—and take them to the next level—one page at a time.

Download the handout if you'd like to follow along during the webinar.

Jessica Strawser is editor-at-large at Writer’s Digest, where she was editorial director for nearly a decade. She is author of the book club favorites Almost Missed You; Not That I Could Tell (a Book of the Month bestseller); Forget You Know Me; and A Million Reasons Why, named to Most Anticipated lists from Goodreads, E! News & SheReads ahead of its March 2021 release. Her fifth novel, The Next Thing You Know, is forthcoming from St. Martin’s Press in March 2022. A Career Authors contributing editor and popular speaker at writing conferences and book festivals nationwide, she served as 2019 Writer-in-Residence for the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County and can be found on twitter @jessicastrawser and FB/Instagram @jessicastrawserauthor.

Free to all WFWA members.

Dates subject to change.