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Gainesville Area Events


Saturday, April 28, 2018

Novel Notebook Workshop


Saint Leo University Education Center

4650-B NW 39th Pl
Gainesville, FL 32606
(Use elevator or stairs to go upstairs)

Are you overwhelmed with the amount of information out there on how to write a novel? After 11 published novels and a decade of compiling information, Shannon Greenland has assembled a collection of “cheat sheets” that make crafting a novel more than doable. With her worksheets and quick and easy organization methods, you’ll be ready to write in no time.  

This is a hands-on workshop. To get the most out of it, bring your three ring binders and get ready to get organized! We will also create mood boards for our works in progress, so bring your magazines, your glue sticks, and whatever else you need to create!

Shannon Greenland, or S. E. Green, is the award-winning author of the teen thriller, Killer Instinct, a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers; the spy series, The Specialists, an ALA Popular Paperback and a National Reader’s Choice recipient; the teen romance, The Summer My Life Began, winner of the Beverly Hills Book Award; and the romance, Shadow of a Girl. Her books have been translated into several languages and are currently on numerous state reading lists. Ultimate Sacrifice was her debut horror and came out October 2017.

Shannon has participated in and served as a guest speaker at festivals and conferences around the country to include but not limited to the LA Times Book Festival, American Library Association, Book Expo of America, Bouchercon, Romance Writers of America, RT Book Convention, Young Adult Keller Book Festival, Southern Festival of Books, and many more.

Shannon grew up in Tennessee where she dreaded all things reading and writing. She didn’t even read her first book for enjoyment until she was twenty-five. After that she was hooked! When she’s not writing, she works as an adjunct math professor and lives on the coast in Florida with her very grouchy dog. Find her online everywhere @segreenauthor.

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