Closed: Madness to Method: Using acting techniques to invigorate your story and make each moment Oscar worthy!

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Enrollment is now CLOSED for October's From MADNESS to Method: Using acting techniques to invigorate your story and make each moment Oscar worthy!

This course will be offered again soon. Possibly in December. Stay tuned!

Instructor: Tiffany Lawson Inman

Oct. 2 - Nov. 2;  Fee: $50

From Madness to Method uses the father of all acting techniques, The Method. Writers will learn how to create the most real of real moments. Course exercises push writers to enhance their emotional repertoire.  

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.

If we held an Academy Awards for fiction, would yours be a highly acclaimed nominee? Polish those shoes and spray on a tan.  After this workshop every moment in every scene will be worthy of actors like Meryl Streep and your characters will be hitting the red carpet!

From Madness to Method includes lectures, out-of-your-chair exercises, and examples from multiple genres. There will be hands-on interaction between you, your writing, and the instructor.

  • 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
  • Increase your character’s emotional authenticity
  • Create memorable moments readers will remember for years
  • Write with your scars

This class is for all genres, all levels of writers. The Method Technique will enable your story to live beyond the page.

Tiffany Lawson Inman claimed a higher education at Columbia College Chicago. There, she learned to use body and mind together for action scenes, character emotion, and dramatic story development.

She teaches Action, Choreography, Physicality, Violence, and Dialogue for Lawson Writer's Academy, presents hands-on-action workshops, and will be offering webinars in 2014. As a freelance editor, she provides deep story analysis and dramatic fiction editing services. Tiffany will be off maternity leave and back into teaching in October, 2013. Stay tuned to to see Tiffany's upcoming guest blogs, contests, and lecture packets.

Start Date:  Wednesday, 02 October 2013
Cost: 50(USD)
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