Introduction to Writing the Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel

3 hours on a Saturday morning 9:00 a.m.- noon

or a Weekday evening 6:30-9:30 p.m.

What differentiates a middle grade novel from a young adult novel? This 3-hour class will explore the unique aspects of middle grade and young adult fiction including:
• The various genres in middle grade and young adult literature
• Creating empathetic characters
• How to create an engaging opening, build vivid scenes and hook your reader.

Lynn will share some of her favorite middle grade and young adult novels, highlighting elements that make these books successful. You will have the opportunity to tap into your muse with a writing prompt or two, and begin to discover your own unique middle grade or YA voice.

Taught by Lynn E. Hazen
$79, or if you register at the same time for The Writing Prompt-a-palooza class the same Saturday from 1:00-4:00 p.m., it is $139, for both sessions. Specific dates and registration links coming soon.