Local Author Shares Writing Tips
Young writers are invited to the Francis Branch on Saturday, November 18 for an inspirational talk by local children's author Diane Bradley. Ms. Bradley will share tips about crafting a good story and discuss the publishing process. Additionally, guests can expect to learn how forming positive reading habits often sparks creativity.
Ms. Bradley's most recent release, Wilder's Ghost, won the 2016 NEMBA, an award established in 1988 to recognize books that substantially represent northeastern Minnesota in the areas of history, culture, heritage, or lifestyle. This is the third book in her adventure series that follows a group of friends who live on Rainy Lake in northern Minnesota.
Guests are welcome to ask questions or recommend books that have influenced them. Her presentation is geared toward ages 8–14 and will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Diane Bradley grew up in Minnesota. Much of her childhood was spent fishing, horseback riding, and tromping through the woods. She received degrees from the University of Minnesota and Indiana University South Bend, and later retired from teaching to write children's books. Her debut book Wilder's Edge was published in June 2013. Diane now lives in Michiana along with her husband and two rescue dogs, Freya and Odin.