Eric Praschan is the author of the suspense novels, The Burden of Silence, Blind Evil, and The James Women Trilogy, which includes Therapy for Ghosts, Sleepwalking into Darkness, and The Reckoning. The Burden of Silence was awarded first place in the 2016 Open Book Contest of the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri. He has been writing suspense fiction for more than 20 years. He holds a B.A. in English and a M.A. in Theological Studies. He has many years of experience in drama, music, teaching and higher education. Eric has served as a fiction writing mentor for the past two years at the Show Me Writer’s Masterclass. He currently lives in Columbia, Missouri, with his wife. <br>
</br>Connect with Eric: ericpraschan.com
Sunday Morning Breakout Session – Getting Hooked and Keeping Up the Pace
-We’ll discuss how to hook readers with your opening pages, including character introduction, inciting incident, and the crucial first line/paragraph.
-We’ll also discuss tips for developing the flow of your story so it keeps the pages turning, including narrative hooks and character conflict