YWW Portland: DISCOVERING YOUR NEXT STORY IDEA WITH THE POWER OF “&” with Fonda Lee
April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DISCOVERING YOUR NEXT STORY IDEA WITH THE POWER OF “&” with Fonda Lee
Writers are often told to ‘write what you know’ as well as ‘write what you want to write’ and of course, ‘be original.’ Tall order! Fonda Lee, author of Zeroboxer, the Exo duology, and the Green Bone Saga, will break down her idea generation process and use exercises to discuss how combining seemingly unrelated topics and interests will help you develop ideas for stories that YOU are uniquely suited to write.
About Fonda Lee
Fonda Lee writes science fiction and fantasy for teens and adults. She is the author of the acclaimed young adult science fiction novels Zeroboxer, Exo, and Cross Fire, and the Green Bone Saga fantasy trilogy for adults, beginning with Jade City, which won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. Her work has been named Jr. Library Guild Selection, Top 10 ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, and Oregon Spirit Book Award winner. She’s been nominated for the Nebula, Andre Norton, Locus, and Oregon Book Awards, and been named to multiple Best of Year lists. Fonda is a recovering corporate strategist, black belt martial artist, and action movie aficionado living in Portland, Oregon. She loves a good Eggs Benedict. Fonda can be found online at www.fondalee.com and on Twitter @fondajlee.