February 7, 2013: Jay Bonansinga — Literary Confidential:Trade Secrets of a Lifetime Professional Writer
In a series of anecdotes and stories from the trenches of professional writing, Jay Bonansinga—co-author of the bestselling Walking Dead novels—waves a fun and informative tapestry of trade secrets and insider views of the writing life. Jay will also give hard-core advice and technical tools you can use in your writing career, regardless of whether you're a beginner or an advanced published author.
Jay Bonansinga is a New York Times bestselling author of 16 books, including the Bram Stoker finalist The Black Mariah (1994), and the International Thriller Writers Award finalist Shattered (2007). Jay's work has been translated into nine languages and he has been called, "one of the most imaginative writers of thrillers" by the Chicago Tribune. Jay has won major film festival awards, including a Gold Remi at the Houston International WorldFest and a Best Comedy Feature at the Queens International Film Festival. His 2005 novel, Frozen, is in development as a major motion picture starring Dennis Haysbert (The Unit). Jay is also a visiting professor at both Northwestern and DePaul universities, where he teaches screenwriting. Like his Facebook Page; Tweets @JayBonansing