1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Mon-Sat: 10am-10pm | Sun: 11am-7pm
My Account

Boulder Book Club for Writers Meeting -- "Less"

The Boulder Book Club for Writers will be reading and discussing Less by Andrew Sean Greer for September.

Each meeting we will pick apart a recent novel from various genres with the goal of uncovering how the author has utilized their skills to great effect. Storytelling is an art, but it’s not a mystery. Every writer must address the following:

1. Structure, Timeline, Pacing, Suspense, Omission
2. Point of View, including Voice, Character, Place
3. Tense, Argot, Imagery, Metaphor, Symbols
4. Motivation: Making a story pop – generating a thrill
5. Why this story? And why now? Industry considerations beyond packaging and marketing

We ask that all attendees read the novel in advance of the meeting, and come bearing their discoveries of how the author has addressed each of the five points above.

The Boulder Book Club for Writers is open to the public and typically meets at 7pm on the first Wednesday of every month in the Upper North Room of Boulder Book Store. Unless otherwise noted, the author will not be present at the discussion.


Event date: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
1107 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel (The Arthur Less Books #1) By Andrew Sean Greer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316316132
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Click on the title to see details.
Published: Back Bay Books - May 22nd, 2018

1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, Colorado 80302
Mon-Sat: 10am-10pm | Sun: 11am-7pm
Find Us on Kayak Guides