Jay Bonansinga -
Writing the Modern Page-Turner
Join New York Times Bestselling author of the Walking Dead novels, Jay Bonansinga, in this informative deep dive into the craft of writing a page turner. Through anecdotes, exercises, and plenty of Q&A, Jay will take you inside what makes a bestseller.
Jay Bonansinga has established himself as a fixture in the genres of horror and suspense. He is the New York Times bestselling author of THE WALKING DEAD novels (four volumes in collaboration with the creator of the franchise, Robert Kirkman, and four volumes as solo author). He is also the author of fourteen original novels, including the Bram Stoker finalist THE BLACK MARIAH (1994), the International Thriller Writers Award finalist SHATTERED (2007), the acclaimed YA horror novel, LUCID (2015), and Jay’s latest horror opus, SELF STORAGE (2016). Jay’s work has been translated into sixteen languages, and he has been called “one of the most imaginative writers of thrillers” by the CHICAGO TRIBUNE Walking Dead series.
9-9:30 AM registration and socializing
9:30-12 PM program