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To register for the 2020 NCSLMA conference, go to the NCSLMA website and click on the Events tab. Since our conference will be completely virtual this year, here are some things you can expect:
  • Private Facebook group for attendees. Live keynote sessions, author sessions, awards, and door prizes will be hosted in this group.
  • Exclusive access to pre-recorded videos for one year through a private page on our NCSLMA website.
  • Live sessions through Google Meet for each level of Battle of the Books.
  • General business meeting for all NCSLMA members.
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Saturday, September 26 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Lessons a Prose Writer Can Learn from Poetry

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Can studying poetry help a novelist? It turns out that the answer is a resounding "yes." This interactive session will explore how many of the tips and techniques poets use in their craft can help not only novelists but also anyone who writes in their personal or professional life. The session will provide practical tips and tools to make your writing more powerful -- and more fun.  Free writing resources to accompany this session can be found at www.JoHackl.com

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Jo Hackl

Author, Random House Children's Books; Founder, Outdoorosity.org, Random House Children's Books; Outdoorosity.org
I am the author of the bestselling novel, SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE OF MAYBE (Random House Children’s Books), which won the Southern Book Prize and is an Amazon Teacher's Pick. I'm thrilled that Smack Dab is on the NC Elementary Battle of the Books List. Smack Dab takes readers... Read More →

Saturday September 26, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
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