As you gather research for your novel, non-fiction work, article or short story, what are the methods for organizing it?
Our expert panel will discuss software, online and traditional paper storage, and offer tips to help you best access information for your project.
- Scrivener Writing & Aeon Timeline software.
- Online storage methods.
- Paper trail: filing or printing it out.
- Filing by chapters, projects or topics.
$12 members | $15 non-members | $5 students
Social: 6pm | Show: 6:45pm
Wednesday, July 29th
THE FIREHOUSE THEATRE
1609 West Broad Street (free parking at Lowe’s)
Jennifer Hughes provides QA, customer tech support, and other odds and ends for Literature & Latte, developer of the popular writing software Scrivener and Scapple. She was the technical editor for Pearson’s Scrivener Absolute Beginner’s Guide and contributed to editing Wiley’s Scrivener for Dummies. Outside of work, she uses Scrivener for everything from writing novels to organizing recipes.
Bert Ashe is the author of Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles (Agate, 2015), which explores issues of black male identity, black vernacular culture, and black hair by narrating the journey of locking his hair while also exploring the history and cultural resonances of the dreadlock hairstyle in America. He teaches and writes about contemporary American culture, primarily post-Civil Rights Movement African American literature and culture (often referred to as “post-blackness” or the “post-soul aesthetic”), as well as the black vernacular triumvirate of black hair, basketball, and jazz.
Harrison Candelaria Fletcher is the author of Descanso For My Father: Fragments Of A Life(University of Nebraska Press 2012), winner of the Colorado Book Award and International Book Award for Best New Nonfiction. His work has appeared in many journals and anthologies including New Letters, Fourth Genreand The Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction. A native New Mexican, he teaches nonfiction in the Virginia Commonwealth University MFA in Writing Program.
Moderator J.T. Glover has published short fiction in The Children of Old Leech, Fungi, Underground Voices, and Handsome Devil: Stories of Sin and Seduction, among other venues. He is a member of the board of directors of James River Writers. By day he is an academic research librarian specializing in the humanities, and he pursues research agendas involving creative writers’ research practices, librarianship, and the digital humanities. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, he lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife and a not inconsiderable number of fur-bearing friends.