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Sara Ryan Workshop in Newport November 15th
November 15, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Willamette Writers Coast Branch is excited to host author Sara Ryan, who will be presenting from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on November 15th at the Newport Public Library (McEntree Room).
Sara’s workshop begins on page 1, panel 1, of the comics. You see, when you read comics, most likely you notice the pictures first. When you make comics, it can help to start with the words. This workshop is for writers who want to work with artists and artists who want to tell their own stories. Sara Ryan will teach us techniques for effective storytelling in comics format. You don’t need to be an artist to join us! Sara will share her exciting ideas on storytelling that can apply to any genre.
Sara Ryan is the author of the YA novels Empress of the World (Lambda Literary Award finalist, ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and Oregon Book Award winner) and The Rules for Hearts (Oregon Book Award winner, Junior Library Guild selection), and the graphic novel Bad Houses (TIME Magazine Top Ten Graphic Novels & Comics, USA Today Best Comics & Graphic Novels). Her shorter comics include the Eisner Award finalist “Me and Edith Head.” She lives in Portland, Oregon with a cartoonist and a cat, and works as the Teen Services Specialist for Multnomah County Library.