April 26th, 2014
Drafting the Novel
What is the difference between the terms "story" and "novel"? Stories happen, novels
are constructed. Novels are the architecture of what happened, revealing events and
information to the reader in the most seductive and engaging way so as to keep the
reader's interest from the first page to the last. In this workshop we will explore
novel structure along with global and linear approaches to creating the story and
Free for Writer's Loft graduates and current students.
General Public--$20 CASH or CHECK (to MTSU) at event.
Saturday, April 26th, 10-12
Peck Hall, 3rd Floor, MTSU
Darnell Arnoult is the writer-in- residence and co-director of the Mountain Heritage
Literary Festival at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN. She is also co-editor
of the literary magazine, Draft Horse. She is prize-winning author of What Travels
With Us: Poems (LSU Press) and the novel Sufficient Grace (Free Press). Her shorter
works have appeared in a variety of journals, including Appalachian Heritage, Asheville
Poetry Review, Nantahala Review, Now and Then, Sandhills Review, Southern Cultures,
Southern Exposure, and Southwest Review.
Darnell holds an MFA from University of Memphis and an MA from NC State, and is a
regular faculty member of the Table Rock Writers Workshop, Tennessee Young Writers
Workshop, John C. Campbell Folk School, and Learning Events.
She was the recipient of the Weatherford Award for Appalachian Literature, SIBA Poetry
Book of the Year, Mary Frances Hobson Medal for Arts and Letters, and in 2007 was
named Tennessee Writer of the Year by the Tennessee Writers Alliance.