Novel Outline Seminar | Grub Street Writers, Boston, MA
Sep
27
10:30 AM10:30

Novel Outline Seminar | Grub Street Writers, Boston, MA

99.% of writers struggle with that beast, structure. If you’re one of them, take heart; Jenna is BACK at Grub Street with her ever-popular How To Outline Your Novel Seminar. Jenna will share her tips and hacks, and participants will work on outlines for their books and find structure strategies that work for them. To register: PLEASE CLICK HERE.

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How To Give A Good Reading seminar | Grub Street Writers, Boston, MA
Oct
11
10:30 AM10:30

How To Give A Good Reading seminar | Grub Street Writers, Boston, MA

Public speaking is one of the top ten phobias—especially for writers. If you qualify at the thought of giving a reading for your novel, you’re not alone, and luckily, there’s help. As a professional speaker, Jenna has visited 800+ book clubs for her 1st novel alone & travels nationally and internationally to speak about her writing—and she’s going to share her tips and hacks for GIVING A GOOD READING with you—one your audience, and even you, might love. To register, please CLICK HERE.

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WE MIGHT AS WELL SET THINGS ON FIRE | Triple Book Reading, Boston MA
Jun
10
7:00 PM19:00

WE MIGHT AS WELL SET THINGS ON FIRE | Triple Book Reading, Boston MA

Please join Jenna and her friends Ron MacLean and Whitney Scharer in the library at Explorateur for a triple book reading—THE LOST FAMILY, Ron’s new story collection WE MIGHT AS WELL SET THINGS ON FIRE, and Whitney’s THE AGE OF LIGHT. There will be fiery cocktails, Baked Alaska, and of course a flaming Masha Torte. This event will be LIT!

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Writer Obsessions: Conversation with Randy Susan Meyers | Vilna Shul, Boston, MA
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Writer Obsessions: Conversation with Randy Susan Meyers | Vilna Shul, Boston, MA

Jenna will discuss writerly obsessions—including those in The Lost Family and Those Who Save Us—with Randy Susan Meyers, author of Waisted, at the Vilna Shul, the oldest synagogue in Boston. (Which Jenna looked at every day while writing Those Who Save Us, since she lived right across the street!)

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THE LOST FAMILY  Paperback Supper Club with Whitney Scharer | Facebook LIVE, Book Studio 16
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

THE LOST FAMILY Paperback Supper Club with Whitney Scharer | Facebook LIVE, Book Studio 16

CALLING ALL BOOK CLUBS!, foodies, and readers who love food, books, cocktails, conversation….Jenna is hosting a supper club LIVE from her apartment on the Facebook TV Page Book Studio 16 with novelist Whitney Scharer, author of The Age of Light. Jenna and Whitney will answer all the questions you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask writers while hosting a drink-off between The Lost Family Cocktail and The Devil Inside Cocktail, from Whitney’s novel—vote for your favorite! They’ll also feature food from The Lost Family’s menu and The Age of Light. Recipes will be provided—of course. To come to the party please CLICK HERE. CinCin!

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THE LOST FAMILY PAPERBACK LAUNCH!  + Launch of Jane Green's THE FRIENDS WE KEEP | An Unlikely Story, MA
Jun
4
7:00 PM19:00

THE LOST FAMILY PAPERBACK LAUNCH! + Launch of Jane Green's THE FRIENDS WE KEEP | An Unlikely Story, MA

Jenna will launch the paperback of The Lost Family in conversations with New York Times bestselling author Jane Green, who will be introducing her latest novel, The Friends We Keep. Please join us to celebrate—and bring your book clubs! Appetizers and cocktails from both books will be served.

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Unbound Book Festival | Columbia, MO
Apr
19
to Apr 21

Unbound Book Festival | Columbia, MO

Jenna will present on two panels Saturday, April 20 at the Unbound Book Festival:

WWII Fiction, including Those Who Save Us and The Lost Family, a conversation with Lynda Cohen Loigman, author of The Wartime Sisters;

The Craft of Writing,
a panel discussion with Christopher Castellani, author of Leading Men, and Crystal Wilkinson, author of The Birds of Opulence.

Stay tuned for specific time and location! For more information about Unbound Book Festival, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

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Grub Street Muse & Marketplace Literary Conference | Boston, MA
Apr
5
to Apr 7

Grub Street Muse & Marketplace Literary Conference | Boston, MA

Please join Jenna at one of her favorite events of the year: the Grub Street Muse & Marketplace Literary Conference!, hosted by the writing school Jenna has taught workshops for since 1997 and voted the Top Writers’ Conference in the country by The Writer Magazine.

Jenna will teach two classes at the Muse:

10:30 AM: Social Media for Writers, with Sara diVello
4:30 PM: Charting Your Book to Reach Your Destination: Outlining

For more information about the marvelous and magical Muse, please click HERE.

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The Lost Family Presentation, In Conversation with Alyson Richman II | Jewish Federation of Greater Naples, FL
Feb
28
1:00 PM13:00

The Lost Family Presentation, In Conversation with Alyson Richman II | Jewish Federation of Greater Naples, FL

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Jenna will present, discuss, and sign The Lost Family at the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples, FL in conversation with New York Times bestseller Alyson Richman, who will be presenting her new novel The Secret of Clouds .  * please note: this is a separate event from the 2.27 discussion with Alyson Richman * 

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