Online Writers Workshop Want the benefit of a weekly online writers workshop without the commute? Through this online writers workshop you can hone your skills with new techniques and fun writing exercises, then email what you’ve written (up to 1000 words per week) to instructor Evon Davis to receive some brief feedback and gentle constructive […]
Secrets to Successful Modern Fiction, Memoir, & Screenplay Tell a Friend about this Course There are elements in common to all blockbusters, regardless of genre, that can be identified and mimicked. This class dissects modern bestsellers like
Plotting a Novel, Memoir, or Screenplay: The Structure That Holds It All Together Mythic structure can be found in almost every myth worldwide from ancient times to modern-day blockbusters, like Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Avatar. This structure creates compelling stories and provides organization, giving you an essential tool for plotting a novel, memoir, or […]
Your Life in Print: Memoirs, Personal Essays, and Autobiographical Fiction You have a story to tell and probably at least one book in you. Memoir writing is a valuable tool for understanding the meaning of your life, processing your experiences, and learning all that can be learned from them. It’s a way of turning profound […]
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Come join a group of writers for two hours weekly to explore your love of writing.
Mythic structure can be found in almost every myth worldwide from ancient times to modern-day blockbusters, like Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Avatar. This structure creates compelling stories and provides organization, giving you an essential tool to complete a novel, memoir, or screenplay. Students will learn about the 12 stages of the hero’s journey and […]
15 Essential Elements of Scene Writing A story is a conflict shown in scenes, meaning that the characters’ conflicts unfold in scenes rather than in summary. Every high point in a story must be played out in moment-by-moment real time action. The technique of slowing things down forces the stakes in a story ever higher. […]