Monday, May 20, 2013

YA Author Mike Mullin Joins Saturday Seminar Faculty

Author Mike Mullin will lead the "Point of View for Fiction and Creative Nonfiction Writers" section of this summer's Saturday Seminar. 
Mike Mullin
Saturday Seminar
Mike Mullin is the author of the acclaimed Young Adult novel Ashfall, named as a top Y.A. novel of 2011 by NPR and Kirkus reviews and Ashen Winter. Learn more about his novels During high school, Mike Mullin served as a Congressional Page for the Honorable Andy Jacobs, Jr. and later spent a year in Brazil as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student. He paid his way through college working full-time for Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore, graduating in three and a half years with a degree in Political Science and minors in Latin American Studies and Economics. He spent two years computerizing Kids Ink’s operations and opening a new store, then returned to school to earn a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University. While studying for his Masters, Mike worked as a reference assistant for the IU library.
After graduation, Mike worked in brand management for Procter and Gamble, marketing Pampers diapers. Later, he moved to Spectrum Brands, where he founded the Terminate brand. After Spectrum, Mike launched his own remodeling company. In addition, he has continued to work for Kids Ink as a consultant and part-time helper during his various other careers.
Mike wrote his first novel in elementary school and has been writing more or less non-stop ever since. Ashfall is his first published novel. Mike holds a black belt in Songahm Taekwondo. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife and her three cats.
Whether you want a one-day writing seminar in craft, nuts and bolts, and inspiration—or you want to kick-start your full week experience—the Saturday Seminar is for you, whether you're writing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, several (or all!) of those genres, or just haven't quite started yet but need some help! 
You can attend the Saturday Seminar as:
► In combination with a Full Week experience
► In combination with EITHER Morning Only Classes OR Afternoon Only Focus on Form
See the A La Carte Registration page for details on registration/tuition fees for the above options, and visit our 2013 Summer Faculty page for faculty bios.

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