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Fantasy writing workshop

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Begins: February 16, 2019 12:00 pm
Ends: February 16, 2019 3:00 pm

Veronica H. Hart will lead a free workshop on writing fantasy fiction from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. 

The award-winning author will offer tips on building a world and populating it with fantastic characters.

Hart is a consultant to various publishers and regional director of the Florida Writers Association. Her novels, which include “Elena: The Girl with the Piano” and “Annie Karenina: A Masters Reimagined Story,” focus on strong women surviving against incredible odds. Her latest book, “The Knife,” was a finalist in the 2018 Royal Palm Literary Awards competition.

Reservations are not required. For more information, call the reference desk 386-257-6036, option 4.

The workshop is part of the Volusia County Public Library's NEA Big Read, a six-week celebration of “A Wizard of Earthsea,” a 1968 fantasy novel by Ursula K. Le Guin. The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.