This live Q&A event is available for members with full, extended, or time traveler admission levels.
Writers are often told to “write what you know”, but what happens when you do that and you cannot separate truth from fiction? Join us for tips and strategies on taking what you know and transforming it.
Joan F. Smith lives with her family in Massachusetts, where she works as an associate dean, a creative writing professor, and a dance instructor. She received her MFA in creative writing from Emerson College, and has written articles for The Washington Post and Thought Catalog on destigmatizing discussions around mental health and suicide prevention. The Half-Orphan’s Handbook is her debut novel.
Laura Taylor Namey is a Cuban-American Californian who can be found haunting her favorite coffee shops and wishing she was in London or Paris. She writes young adult contemporary fiction from her home in San Diego and lives with her husband and two superstar teens. Laura is the author of The Library of Lost Things and A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow and a third title releasing fall 2021.
Events can only be accessed on the date and time they become available. Q&A Events go open for questions 30 minutes before the session starts.
This event will remain accessible until March 1st for members with General and Full Admission, and March 22nd for members with Extended and Time Traveler Admission.
Admission Required – Live
Joan F. Smith, Laura Taylor Namey