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Writing Short Stories: A Different Kind of Beast


Our panel of seasoned short story authors discuss the differences between writing short stories and novels, their short story writing process and publishing collections of shorts. Assistive listening devices available.


Panelists
Kelly Barnhill

Kelly Barnhill is the author of four novels, most recently "The Girl Who Drank the Moon," winner of the 2017 John Newbery Medal for the year's most distinguished contribution to American literature for children....

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Jonathan Maberry

Jonathan Maberry is a New York Times best-selling suspense novelist, five-time Bram Stoker Award winner and comic book writer. His books include the "Joe Ledger" thrillers "The Nightsiders", "Dead of Night", "X-Files Origins: Devil’s Advocate", as well as stand-alone novels in multiple genres....

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L.E. Modesitt

L.E. Modesitt Jr. is the best-selling author of over 70 novels encompassing two science fiction series and four fantasy series, as well as several other novels in the science fiction genre. His latest books are "Recluce Tales" and "The Mongrel Mage....

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Books:
Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories
Kelly Barnhill
Fiction
Algonquin Books
November 2017
ISBN 9781616207977
304 pages
$24.95, INSTORE
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"A stunning collection of reality-bending stories, teeming with uncanny characters whose lives unfold in worlds at once strikingly human and eerily original" --

Joe Ledger
Jonathan Maberry, Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Fiction
St. Martin's Griffin
October 2017
ISBN 9781250090805
400 pages
$16.99, INSTOCK
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Joe Ledger Fans Rejoice! Everyone’s favorite snarky, dangerous, idealistic, relentless covert operative is back, and this time he’s brought friends. More/less




ISBN 9780765386205
$15.99, INSTOCK
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