Reading With Purpose Book Group: Inspired by True Events: Crafting a Fictionalized Story

Code: SL32803

Dates: November 2, 2022

Meets: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $35.00

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Fiction inspired by true events requires an author to decide which facts to include or forgo in the story. While it’s tempting to use every piece of information uncovered in background research, it may prove detrimental to the fictionalized version of the character. Instead, creating a “psychological profile” of the protagonist will help with plot development, secondary characters, and dialogue. Author Eileen Brill will read from her debut novel A Letter in the Wall and discuss the inspiration for her story and how she incorporated fact with fiction.
Fee: $35.00

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Eileen Brill

Eileen Brill has a degree in Economics from Carnegie Mellon and spent twelve years in the corporate world writing trend reports for hotels, restaurants and real estate developers. Her debut novel, A Letter in the Wall, was released in May 2022. Eileen is also an artist and sign language interpreter. She lives outside of Philadelphia with her husband Eli.

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Ellen Trachtenberg

Ellen Trachtenberg is the owner of the Narberth Bookshop, which she opened in 2016 after more than 25 years of book industry experience. Prior to opening the bookshop, Ellen served as a book publicist and publishing consultant.

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