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May 11th, 2019: Gail Carriger on The Heroine's Journey

Updated: Mar 19, 2019


We’ve all heard about the Hero’s Journey, but how often do we hear about the Heroine’s Journey? It’s not about the gender of the protagonist, but about the narrative foundation of your story.


Take control of story structure by delving behind the scenes for hidden messages. Learn hacks and tips to improve your writing and make it more commercially viable. Gain insight into under-studied narrative conventions and modern publishing markets, with the well-known mistress of both, New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger!


About Gail Carriger

Gail Carriger writes comedies of manners mixed with steampunk and urban fantasy (plus sexy queer paranormal romance as G L Carriger). Her books include the Parasol Protectorate, Custard Protocol, and San Andreas Shifter series for adults, and the Finishing School series for young adults. She is published in many languages, has over a million books in print, over a dozen New York Times and USA Today bestsellers, and starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Kirkus, and Romantic Times.


Her debut made Audible’s Best list, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book, an IndieBound Notable, and a Locus Recommended Read. She has received the ALA’s Alex Award, the Prix Julia Verlanger, the Elbakin Award, the Steampunk Chronicle’s Reader’s Choice Award, and a Starburner Award. She was once an archaeologist and is fond of shoes, cephalopods, and tea.

Register before 5:00pm Friday, May 10th using the links below. You will be taken to PayPal, where you can either use your PayPal account or a credit card (no account needed) to pre-pay for the meeting. A $5 discount is offered to members who register in advance.After 5:00pm Friday, walk-ins will be welcomed on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

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