Instructor: Margie Lawson
Dates: August 5 – 31; Fee: $90
Visceral Rules: Beyond Hammering Hearts
When emotions run high in a scene, you need visceral responses.
— Margie’s Top Ten Rules for Writing Visceral Responses
— The full range of visceral responses
— Writing fresh
— Placement in scene
— Motivation Reaction Units
— Using the Four Levels of Powering Up Emotion
— How to crescendo emotion
— Stimulus/response patterns
— Overwriting and underwriting
— Cliché twists and cliche play
— How to hook your reader viscerally.
Multiple teaching points will be provided. Examples of visceral responses will be dissected and analyzed.
PLUS — We’ll have fun in this class!