University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

From Articles to Books: Journalists Make the Leap

Writing is a way of life and when a writer writes well, it's easier to make the leap from one genre to another. Authors with a past and present in journalism discuss making the transition from writing articles to writing books.

Nancie Clare

Nancie Clare has been a southern California-based journalist and writer her entire career, which includes 11 years as an editor at Los Angeles Magazine and most recently editor in chief of the award-winning LA, The Los Angeles Times Magazine....

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Mara Purl

Mara Purl is the best-selling author of The Milford-Haven Novels & Stories, which have won more than 30 book awards. Her serial novels are uniquely structured to suit new media formats and stand-alone novella-stories enhance her saga....

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Melissa Schorr

Melissa Schorr is a widely-published journalist and the co-author of "Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate," author of the YA novels "Identity Crisis" and "Goy Crazy," and a contributor to the anthology "Dear Bully....

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