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Bring Your Narrative Problems to Lisa Unger
Presented by New York Times and internationally bestselling author Lisa Unger
Saturday February 4, 2023 - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. EST
1:00-2:30 p.m. EST
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This live, dynamic session is a rare and unique opportunity to present your questions to one of today’s most skilled practitioners of the psychological thriller.
New York Times and internationally bestselling author Lisa Unger offers her secrets to success to help attendees overcome troubles with current works-in-progress, writing routines, creativity, writers block, plotting, character development, and more.
Lisa invites you to bring issues specific to you for discussion, such as, “I can’t find time to write,” or "I’m struggling with my beginning/middle/ ending."
About Lisa - Lisa Unger is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of twenty novels, including SECLUDED CABIN SLEEPS SIX, LAST GIRL GHOSTED, and CONFESSIONS ON THE 7:45 — now in development at Netflix, starring Jessica Alba. With books published in thirty-three languages and millions of copies sold worldwide, she is regarded as a master of suspense.
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