NOTE: This session will be held offsite at Avli Restaurant. Our regular venue, the Winnetka Community House, is hosting an antique fair so our room is unavailable that day. See address for Avli below.
Structuring Your Novel and The Funny Side
Jody Nye will be speaking on structuring a novel, using her own works and some useful writing books as guidelines. She will also touch on writing humor and writing books in series.
Jody Lynn Nye is a writer of fantasy and science fiction books and short stories. Since 1987, she has published more than 120 short stories, including epic fantasies, contemporary humorous fantasy, and humorous military science fiction. She has also edited three anthologies. Jody has collaborated with Ann McCaffrey on a number of books, including the New York Times bestseller, Crisis on Doona. She also wrote eight books with Robert Asprin, and continues both of Asprin's Myth-Adventure series and Dragons series. her newest series is the Lord Thomas Kinago adventures, the most recent of which is Rhythm of the Imperium (Baen Books), a humorous military SF novel. She is happy to announce the reissue of her Mythology series from WildFired Publishing. Jody runs a two-day intensive writers' workshop at DragonCon. She and her husband are the book reviewers for Galaxy's Edge Magazine.
You are welcome to stay at Avli for lunch (at your own expense) after the workshop.
Jody is accepting manuscripts for critique from OCWW members. Jody will critique and return the manuscript after the November 5 meeting. If you are a member, you should receive an email with more details. If you are not a member, but would like to take advantage of a great critiquing opportunity, join today.
Members $10; Nonmembers welcome, $15