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Time: June 13, 2015 from 12pm to 4pm
Location: Anything Library - Wright Farms Branch
Street: 5877 E. 120th Avenue
City/Town: Thornton,CO 80602
Website or Map: http://anythinklibraries.org
Phone: 303-405-3200
Event Type: meeting
Organized By: Tina Newcomb
Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2015

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Event Description

June 13

Hostess: Holley Trent

Book Talk: Beth Rhodes - Perfect Confidence

Workshop: Becky Martinez

It has been said that your first pages convince readers to buy your current book, but the last pages sell your next book. Let’s face it, the opening and final scenes of your book can be the most important pages you write. How can you come up with just the right opening that will draw the reader into your book? How can you get the story moving without losing sight of the rest of the story?  Endings can be even more critical. Those final paragraphs are the last impression your readers have of your work. How can you come up with a way to make the ending so satisfying readers will be craving your next book? How about coming up with just the right happily ever after ending? How can you make that unexpected twist work? What if you are writing a series and need to hook the reader into reading book two or three? 

Here’s your chance to work on making the beginning and ending of your books better. A strong start can mean a great ending. Learn the tools to make both work and make the reader want to buy your next book. 

Becky Martinez is a multi-published author who spent 30+ years as an award winning broadcast journalist before she turned full time to fiction writing. For the past ten years she has been writing romance, romantic suspense and mystery novels and novellas. Her latest book, Dead Man’s Rules was published by The Wild Rose Press in May 2014. Her next book coming soon from TWRP is a mystery, Blues at 11, based on her long career in TV news.  She has also taught writing classes for the past 12 years and is co-author of the writing book, Ten Steps to Creating Memorable Characters.

 

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Comment by Viola Estrella on June 8, 2015 at 9:05am

Sorry to miss it. This is my son's bday. :)

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