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Online Writers Workshop

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 […]

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Write a Blockbuster!

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 Eat, Pray, Love, The Hunger Games series, or Wild, to discover the repeatable elements that all successful manuscripts have in common. […]

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Plotting a Novel

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 […]

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Memoir Writing

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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He Said, She Said: How to Write Realistic Dialogue

Writing dialogue — realistic dialogue anyway — doesn’t always come easily.  Done well, dialogue advances the story and fleshes out the characters while providing a break from exposition.  It takes time to develop a good ear, but learning the simple rules and obvious pitfalls that you’ll learn in this workshop can make a huge difference.  […]

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Weekly Writers Workshop

Come join a group of writers for two hours weekly to explore your love of writing.  We write.  We talk writing.  We hone our skills with new techniques and fun writing exercises.  Then we share what we’ve written by reading it aloud to the group to receive some support and gentle constructive suggestions for improvement.  […]

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Plotting Your Novel, Memoir, or Screenplay

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 […]