This November, stay in the know with our monthly series #DreamInsider. We are highlighting the best events happening in and around your Dream location, from New York to Miami to L.A.
For National Novel Writing Month, we’re bringing in some of our favorite local writers and novelists to jump-start the city’s creative minds. Check out all three of our featured authors and the workshops they’ll be leading below.
Novel Writing 101 with Georgia Clark | November 2, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join the critically acclaimed Georgia Clark to answer all your burning questions about writing a book and getting it published. In this free workshop, you’ll learn how to craft a compelling plot and believable characters, the secret to getting your butt in the chair long enough to write a first draft, and what happens after that. Bring a laptop or notepad, and get ready to start your best-seller.
To RSVP, visit our Facebook event. First come, first served.
How to Make It in Manhattan with Caroline Vazzana | November 8, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ever dreamt of breaking into the fashion industry, but not sure how? Caroline Vazzana has answers. The author, fashion editor, and stylist put out her debut book, “Making It In Manhattan: The Beginner’s Guide to Surviving & Thriving in the World of Fashion,” this year to share her secrets for following your dreams, building your personal brand, and scoring that golden ticket to Fashion Week. She’ll conduct a Q&A session, lead a workshop on how to find your writing voice and build a book from its initial concept, and speak about her journey through fashion and publishing.
Copies of Caroline’s book will be available at the event, where she will be signing copies afterward.
Intro to Young Adult Fiction Writing with Lindsay Champion | November 27, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tap into the world of young adult fiction writing with Lindsay Champion, author of “Someday, Somewhere” and Editorial Director of PureWow. She’ll answer questions about writing for a specific audience, the editorial world, and writing her debut novel while working a full-time job. During her free workshop, attendees will try their hand at YA fiction writing, and Lindsay will also be available to sign books afterward.
National Nacho Day | November 6
Our Mexican staple, Bodega Negra, will serve personalized nachos in honor of the holiday. Don’t hold back: Create the nachos of your dreams with over 25 toppings, then celebrate your heavenly creation with one of our famous margaritas. ¡Salud!
Holiday Installation | COMING SOON
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Gear up for the holiday season with us as we transform our hotel lobby into a winter fantasyland. By the end of the month, you’ll feel like you’re already deep into the heart of December, filled with holiday spirit. Though we can’t give too much away too soon, check out our previous installations and be on the lookout the last week of the month for a hotel holiday makeover.
Dream South Beach:
NASCAR Championship Weekend | November 16 – 18
Serving as the only venue where you can witness three NASCAR Championships in one weekend, this racing spectacle draws people from all across the country to cheer for their favorite drivers. Last year the event garnered a sold-out crowd, so don’t wait to buy your tickets.
For tickets and more information, visit their website.
Miami Book Fair International | November 11 – 18
Bookworms unite: This week-long literary festival offers something for everyone. Whether you’re a mystery, horror, romance, or nonfiction lover, you’ll find a plethora of stories for the collection on your bookshelf at this street fair. Pull up a seat and listen to a talk by your favorite author, or join one of the many shows and parties, featuring drinks, dancing, music, and DJs .
For more information, visit their official website.
ComplexCon | November 3 – 4
Pop culture mag Complex has tapped Pharrell Williams and artist Takashi Murakami to shape a World’s Fair-like assembly of cutting-edge brands, art, food, and music. Performers include Future, Flipp Dinero, Action Bronson, Nav and Tinashe, with talks from Virgil Abloh, Lena Waithe, Issa Rae, and more.
For ticket and more information, visit their official website.