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First Chapters with Jean Mills - YA Author Talk


Mon Oct 19, 2020
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
60 mins

Jean Mills, author of Larkin on the Shore and Skating Over Thin Ice, reads from her work, focusing on openings. How does a first chapter set up the plot, characters, setting, and tone of an entire novel?

Learn about the importance and power of first chapters from a pro - so you can start your own stories off strong. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.

Watch the livestream on Crowdcast at 4:00, Monday, Oct. 19th.

Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Please call or email us if you have a request for accommodation. Please let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. Phone 416-393-7099 or email

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Watch the livestream on Crowdcast Oct 19 at 4 pm




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