'Fresh, interesting, and unique.'

--Kirkus Reviews

From bestselling author Frances O’Roark Dowell comes a fresh and accessible guide to storytelling that breaks down the sometimes-daunting writing process into straightforward, doable steps! Booklist calls How to Build a Story "inspirational for budding authors." Ready, set, write!

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Online Workshops with Frances

Frances occasionally works with classes and smaller groups of students in workshop settings that continue over time, sometimes over the summer or for as long as a semester. The workshops involve feedback and live interactive online discussions. If you are interested in learning more or have a proposal, please reach out.
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