The New York University Bookstore will host a writing workshop, “Starting Your Novel in the Middle,” featuring author Jennifer Belle, on Mon., Sept. 24, 6:30-8 p.m., at the Bookstore’s 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place).
The event, co-sponsored with the Department of Humanities, Arts, and Writing at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS), is free and open to the public. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 212.998.4667 or go to http://www.bookstores.nyu.edu/events/. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
Belle is author of the best-selling novels Going Down (1996), High Maintenance (2001), Little Stalker (2007), and The Seven Year Bitch (2010). She has written for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, and she teaches “Write Your Novel Scene by Scene” at NYU-SCPS.
“Starting Your Novel in the Middle” is the latest in a series of free creative writing classes at the NYU Bookstore. Master teachers from the Writing Program at SCPS lecture on a range of writing skills, followed by writing exercises and discussion. Afterwards, instructors sign copies of their books and offer additional advice to aspiring writers.