By Laura Drinan
Hometown Weekly Reporter

Reprinted from the Hometown Weekly, February 8, 2018

Have you ever finished a book that just left you so astounded and inspired to write your own novel?

It has certainly happened to some of the students at Needham High School.

For their half-day schedule on January 31, Needham High students participated in the “One Day” experience, with this year’s theme revolving around developing authentic characters. Who would have been better to ask about authentic characters than three accomplished authors from eastern Massachusetts? The students selected workshops that would be most beneficial to their growth as writers for the school-wide event. To advise the students by sharing their personal writing experiences, local authors Diana Renn, Marjan Kamali, and Tara Sullivan served on a panel in the library’s media center.

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