We’ll discuss how to find your story and identify that special something that makes your story unique and intriguing through character-driven descriptions, metaphors, and similes—all while avoiding clichés. Whether your characters walks the line between fantasy and reality or has their boots firmly rooted to the ground, their unique perspective will bring your story to life. Learn how descriptors can pull fantasy into contemporary and make reality captivating enough to help your manuscript shine.
Wendy Swore’s debut middle grade novel, A MONSTER LIKE ME, came out in March 2019. She farms in the summers, writes in the winters, and is represented by agent Stacey Glick, Vice President of Dystel, Goderich, and Bourret. She’s a member of SCBWI and loves sushi, but not spicy food.