You know you want to grab the reader’s attention from the first page, but how? How do writers create the narrative tension that keeps the reader turning pages? Critically acclaimed novelist and longtime book and magazine editor Amelia Beamer will talk about the craft of writing, both popular fiction and nonfiction, to help you hook and satisfy your readers.


$10 at the door for Non WORK Members – help us keep the lights on and keep great programs coming your way! WORK Members FREE including Friends of WORK! (a special membership level for you regular attendees)

Noon-1 PM in the WORK Library.  Feel free to bring a bag lunch.

Bio: Amelia Beamer is the author of The Loving Dead (Night Shade Books), one of Barnes & Noble’s top ten zombie novels of the past decade, as well as many stories in magazines and anthologies. Her fiction has made people laugh and given at least one person nightmares. She has worked as a magazine editor with Locus Magazine, a book editor with Shueisha English Edition, and as an independent book editor and career mentor with numerous independent authors writing science fiction, fantasy, and other popular fiction. Her website: