VWS: Master Class

Visiting Writer Series

Master Class with Susan Scarf Merrell

Project Write Now kicks off its 2nd Annual Visiting Writers Series on October 27, 2018, with a Master Class led by Susan Scarf Merrell, acclaimed novelist and author of short fiction and essays, whose work has appeared in numerous literary journals.

When: Saturday, October 27
Time: 12 to 3 p.m.
Where: Project Write Now
25 Bridge Ave., Suite 130
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Cost: $85
Max Enrollees: 12

Susan Scarf Merrell’s books include A Member of the Family, The Accidental Bond: How Sibling Connections Influence Adult Relationships, and, most recently, Shirley: A Novel, a literary thriller being adapted as a feature film starring Elisabeth Moss and Robert Stuhlbarg. She directs the Southampton Writers Conference, teaches in the MFA program in Creative Writing & Literature at Stony Brook Southampton, and is program director (along with Meg Wolitzer) of Book Ends, the year long novel-development program.

During her Master Class, Merrell will offer a workshop on structure for writers working on book-length manuscripts, emphasizing practical techniques such as reverse outlining and beats to aid in the revision process. For a preview of her unique and innovative method, read her excellent article, here.

Project Write Now’s co-founder and board chair, Greg Phelan, who is currently enrolled in Book Ends, is delighted to bring Susan to Red Bank to share her enthusiasm and expertise with the Project Write Now community.

For more about Susan Merrell, visit her web site at: www.susanscarfmerrell.com.