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Magic, Monsters, and Mystery for the Middle-Grade Novel: Creative Tips for Enriching our Worlds

Saturday, August 5, 2017
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Garden C

In this workshop, children’s author and illustrator Lee Edward Fodi delivers some of his top tips for improving the quality of ideas for middle grade books. He will explore different methods that will help writers add texture, detail, and intrigue to stories, offering specific tools related to characters, plot, and world-building. This workshop is the perfect fit for those wishing to write middle-grade fantasy, but the tools can easily be applied to authors who write in any genre.


Lee Edward Fodi

Lee Edward Födi is a children’s author, illustrator, and educator—or, as he likes to think of himself, a daydreaming expert. He is the author of the Kendra Kandlestar series and has illustrated many books for other authors. He has taught creative writing workshops and programs in Canada, the US, Korea, Thailand, and England.