A Benefit for the Florida Writers Foundation

Novel in a Day Workshop
Saturday, April 29

Don’t put your writing dreams on hold any longer!

There’s no magic wand or secret password for becoming a successful novelist, but by learning the essential techniques for crafting a novel the beginning writer can quickly flatten the learning curve.

Hundreds of aspiring writers have already attended the Novel in a Day Workshop, many of them going on to complete and publish their novels. Presented by award-winning novelist Victor DiGenti, the full day workshop packs a year’s worth of learning into a daylong entertaining and interactive session filled with solid instruction, and practical exercises.

For both aspiring writers and more advanced pros looking for new insights, this workshop provides writers with the tools needed to craft their own novel. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Elements of plot and structure
  • Creating characters that sizzle
  • Writing a killer first page
  • Secrets of compelling dialogue
  • Writing in scene
  • Crafting strong beginnings, middles & endings
Date & Location
  • April 29, 2017, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs
    350 S. Northlake Blvd, Orlando FL 32701
  • $89. Florida Writers Association Member
  • $109. Non-Member

Includes: lunch & 30-page workbook

Vic DiGenti
Vic DiGenti

Vic DiGenti (aka Parker Francis) is the instructor for this up-beat and fast-paced interactive workshop. Vic is the author of the Quint Mitchell Mystery series, including the 2008 RPLA Book of the the Year, Matanzas Bay. Vic is FWA Executive Vice President, and the 2017 Faculty Chair for the Florida Writers Conference.

“Vic DiGenti is a great speaker and covered all the material you could want. Group work and matching handout were very helpful.” – Shannon B.
“Vic’s workshop is fantastic! He gives information to help writers break down novel writing into chunks. I loved his use of humor and examples. It was a great day full of valuable information.” – Kitty W.

Your workshop fee is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Proceeds support the Florida Writers Foundation, Inc. (FWF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation formed to promote literacy and enhance the writing skills of children, youth, and adults. FWF make a difference by supplying grants and volunteers to programs around the state, donating books to public libraries \, and much more. You can learn more about the Florida Writers Foundation here.

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