From Madness to Method

Using out-of-your-chair acting techniques to invigorate your writing, reinvent what you know about yourself, and make your characters _______!

Instructor:  Tiffany Lawson Inman

March 2 – 30

Fee: $30


If you prefer to pay by check please contact Margie Lawson for a mailing address.

From Madness To Method:

Using out-of-your-chair acting techniques to invigorate your writing, reinvent what you know about yourself, and make your characters _______!

No matter where you are in the writing process – this class will crack open your psyche to reveal dynamic character, motivation, and reaction; showing you how to activate emotion you never knew you had. Academy Award winning actors know how to show a truthful moment because they use exercise techniques during solo research and rehearsals.

From Madness to Method uses the father of all acting techniques, The Method Technique. Writers learn how to create the most real of moments. These exercises push the writer to enhance their emotional repertoire. This 10+ lecture class is for all genres, all levels of writers. The Method Technique will enable your story to live and breathe beyond the page.

From Madness to Method includes lectures, out-of-your-chair exercises, examples from multiple genres, and interviews with NYT bestsellers.

You will learn how to:

–Master the actions/reactions in simple to complex choreography

–Access your sense memories to fuel character emotion on the page

–Turn reality into fiction by awakening your innermost observational skills

–Thrust your story forward by using every facet of character

–Manage that pesky inner monologue and backstory

–Increase your character’s emotional authenticity

–Write with your scars