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Making a Scene Bootcamp


Meets: Weekly for four weeks, Thursdays 6-7:30p
Instructor: Susanna Daniel
Location: West side
Cost: $280
Enrollment: 4 openings

Stories and novels and memoirs are composed of scenes — but what makes a good one, and when does your story need one? What are the building blocks of a great scene? How can we make our scenes come alive and move our stories forward? And how can we most powerfully balance action against exposition or backstory?

During this 4-week bootcamp, we'll investigate what goes into shaping a vivid, engrossing scene, and what pitfalls to avoid. We'll read published examples and write scenes with a close eye to world-building, setting, characterization, dialogue, and blocking.

This workshop is meant for writers of all genres and experience levels. Come ready to read, write, support others and be supported.

Earlier Event: April 25
Creative Writing for Teens