Story Structure Safari

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Instructor: Lisa Miller

September 1 – 30

Fee: $30

Beautiful words and exciting scenes aren’t enough to propel the reader through a novel. Stories need structure, a plan, a focus from beginning to end.

This class will guide you through the dense jungle of information about story. Our trek will include excursions into the lands of Story Structure and Transformational Character Arcs and Plot.

We’ll step back and explore the sweeping overview of several popular novels and movies to explain and reinforce the concepts. We’ll also take some intimate hikes to zoom in on the work and knowledge of plot and story structure superstars.

Throughout the class, I’ll share interviews with award-winning authors and writing experts including James Scott Bell, Nancy Pickard, Maria Lima, and Larry Brooks. They will discuss how they structure their stories for success. Agents and editors, including Deborah Halverson, Lorin Oberweger, and Martha Alderson, will talk about story structure strategies. Strategies that will strengthen your chance to sell.

Using a variety of techniques, you’ll have opportunities to infuse these ideas into your story, creating a tantalizing experience for the reader.

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