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Feb, 2023: Intensive on Building the Compelling Scene

$90.00

In this two-week Intensive on Building the Compelling Scene, you'll learn how to edit your own scenes and take them from okay to amazing. In-depth analysis of scenes that work will be part of the class, as will revision of students’ current work. Class will also offer hands-on critiques from the instructor, New York Times bestselling author Shirley Jump.

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February 1st -15th

Are your scenes blah instead of blockbuster? Do they lag in the middle, or fall flat at the end? In this month-long intensive online class, you’ll learn how to:

  • Beef up your scenes
  • Add more conflict
  • Use every scene to raise the stakes
  • Strengthen characterization
  • Show instead of tell for maximum bang
  • Work with hooks to keep readers turning the pages
  • Tighten your pacing
  • Create scenes that are unforgettable and powerful

In this interactive class, you'll learn how to edit your own scenes and take them from okay to amazing. In-depth analysis of scenes that work will be part of the class, as will revision of students’ current work. Class will also offer hands-on critiques from the instructor, New York Times bestselling author Shirley Jump.

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Shirley Jump

Shirley Jump is an award-winning, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Amazon, and USA Today bestselling author who has published more than 80 books in 24 countries. As an editor, she has edited more than 100 books in a variety of genres. She specializes in helping her clients turn the jigsaw puzzle of their idea into a book that not only stands out in a crowded marketplace but is also engaging and unforgettable.

Check out the BUZZ about Shirley Jump’s novels:

“Sweet is the word for this anthology from four top Kensington writers…Jump’s office romance gives the collection a kick, with fiery writing.” — Publishers Weekly

4 1/2 Stars, “With Jump’s trademark comedic touch, readers are treated to a well-crafted story about what it means to come home to face yourself and your past. The main characters are sympathetic and intelligent, and the narrative is constantly smooth and compelling.” — Romantic Times Book Reviews

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