Unleash Your Imagination: Crafting Graphic Novels for Young Adults

Apr 19, 2024

Strive Bookstore - 901 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402


Join us for an interactive workshop where you'll learn the art of crafting captivating graphic novels tailored for young adult audiences. From character development to visual storytelling techniques, we'll explore the essential elements that bring graphic novels to life. Dive into the creative process, discover tips for effective narrative pacing, and unleash your imagination as we delve into the world of graphic storytelling. Whether you're an aspiring illustrator or a seasoned writer, this workshop offers valuable insights to help you create compelling narratives that resonate with young readers.

Dr. Artika Tyner is committed to creating a world of inclusive leaders who will meet the pressing needs of today and work towards a better future where racial justice and economic justice reign supreme.  As a motivational speaker, author and educator, Dr. Tyner helps people of all ages connect with their gifts and develop tangible tools for bringing forth sustainable, durable change in the family, workplace, community or school.  By building and leveraging the tools in The Inclusive Leader she has inspired thousands of people to lead with their own gifts and plant a seed of social change.

Dr. Tyner’s work is grounded in extensive experience as a law and leadership professor, lawyer, social change agent, researcher and nonprofit founder and leader.  She is well-known as a thought leader, author and designer of high-profile programs to drive organizational DEI initiatives and create inclusive leaders.  Her impact spans Fortune 500 companies, start up tech companies, healthcare providers, government services and agencies, higher education institutions and grassroots organizations.  

Dr. Tyner is deftly able to ask the big questions, strategically innovate real solutions and then lead the way. She intentionally invests her time and energy in inspiring change and welcomes opportunities to present, collaborate and innovate with key stakeholders seeking to impact social change and do what no one has done before.