Stories and novels are comprised of scenes, but when does your story require one? What goes into a great scene to make it work alone and as part of a larger story? And how can we make our scenes come alive and move our stories forward? How can we most effectively balance scene and 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 scene-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.