Fifteen-year-old Alex Halprin struggles to survive and find his family after the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts, plunging the world into a cataclysmic natural disaster:
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8/8, Indiana, Barnes & Noble, 8675 River Crossing Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46240, 317-816-1370. Teenage Mutant Ninja party with ATA Black Belt Academy! I’ll be breaking bricks and signing books. Starts at 5:00 p.m.
8/16 & 8/23, Indiana, Indiana Writers’ Center, 812 East 67th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46220. “So Ya Want to Write YA?” This 8-hour workshop on writing for the young adult market will be designed with you in mind. At the first meeting, we’ll cover ideation, styles of novel planning, and point of view. We’ll also plan topics for the remaining meeting to meet participants’ specific needs. Possible topics include voice, show vs. tell, critique groups, finding a literary agent, query letters, working with small publishers, self-publishing, and/or marketing your young adult novel. Bring your computer or writing supplies—both sessions will be run as a workshop, with plenty of opportunities for practice and discussion. Held 1:00 pm. to 5:15 p.m. on consecutive Saturdays, advance registration required.