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11/30 Learning Plot from The Masters with Marni Freedman

Date: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Time: 10am to 2pm Number of sessions: 1 -- One day class! Members: $60 Nonmembers: $72 Location: The NEW Ink Spot, NTC at Liberty Station, 2730 Historic Decatur Rd., Barracks 16, Suite 202, San Diego, CA 92106
Plotting a novel, memoir or screenplay can be a daunting task.  But it need not be!  I am so excited to present this new approach to plotting to writers of all levels.
This fun, interactive workshop takes the mystery out of plotting by relying on hundreds of years of collected wisdom on the dramatic structure.
This workshop will teach you easy-to-understand-and-apply plot basics and templates from Aristotle to Freytag, to Joseph Campbell to The Plot Whisperer.  You will walk out of this workshop with:
  • Your choice of plotting template (based on the type of material you are writing).
  • A solid understanding of how plotting devices were developed and why they are necessary for strong, professional, “stand-out” material.
  • Tools to develop, plan and execute your plot at your highest level possible.

Marni Freedman is a produced, published and award winning writer.  After graduating as an award winning student from the USC School of Filmic Writing, Marni began her career with her play, “Two Goldsteins on Acid,” which was produced in Los Angeles.  She worked as a script doctor for Fox Searchlight, Disney, and other film companies and worked as a script agent for the Mary Sue Seymour Agency.  One of her plays was made into a film, “Playing Mona Lisa,” and was produced by Disney. She has published articles in several magazines and online sites, worked as a ghost writer for a “how to” book series and is currently in demand as a book editor and script doctor.  Currently, around San Diego, you can find Marni teaching writing workshops at San Diego Writers Ink, UCSD Extension and running the popular San Diego Screenwriter’s group, The Writer’s Circle.

PLEASE NOTE: It is best to register early to help our instructors prepare and ensure the class does not get cancelled or shifted to another date and time.  We evaluate registration numbers between 7 and 3 days before a class start to decide about whether to keep or reschedule it.  By registering 7 days or more in advance, you help us help our participants and instructors in many ways.