Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Kristen Overman to Address Chesapeake Bay Writers at Williamsburg Library

(Chesapeake Bay Writers)

WILLIAMSBURG- Kristen Overman will be the guest of Chesapeake Bay Writers (CBW) on Sat. April 1  at 1:15 pm in room B of the Williamsburg Library.

During the event, Overman will talk about writing endings for novels and memoirs.

Overman, who edits a wide range of projects, said, “My favorites are generally middle
grade and YA novels, though I love digging into all types of stories, including picture books,
adult fiction, and memoir. I respect and admire writers for having the courage to share their work and ask for feedback. On all projects, I encourage the development of an intriguing plot, compelling characters, and a strong narrative voice.”

Overman, who has a Bachelor’s degree in English and Political Science, took advanced memoir and novel writing classes at Harvard, completed a copyediting certification program, and became a member of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI.

Joining Mary Kole in 2018, Overman began teaching the Story Mastermind novel class, consisting of remote, online small group writing intensive workshops lasting 6 months.

Attendance is limited to 20 people registered in advance on the Chesapeake Bay Writers website.

For more information about Overman, visit her website.

The Chesapeake Bay Writers are a chapter of the Virginia Writers Club for published and
aspiring writers. For additional information about CBW and its planned activities, visit their webpage or email CBWreply@gmail.com.

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