2018-02/10 World Building – Fantasy, Paranormal, or Sci-Fi with Lisa Kessler

Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018 Time: 2pm to 5pm Number of sessions: 1 day only! Members: $45 Nonmembers: $54 Location: San Diego Writers Ink, 2730 Historic Decatur Rd #202-204, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
World Building isn’t just for fantasy writers. If you’re writing any kind of fiction, you’re asking the readers to step into your story and as the author it’s your job to give make it easy for them to settle in and suspend their disbelief.

We’ll examine world building for fantasy, horror, historical and even contemporary settings. Being sure you’ve built a sound world for your story to take place can take your story to the next level.

Bring your Work In Progress or your outline and we’ll do some hands on examinations and find new ways to make the world you’ve created even more vivid.

LisaHeadshotLisa Kessler has published multiple short stories in print anthologies and magazines.  Her vampire short story, Immortal Beloved, was a finalist for a Bram Stoker award and has been reprinted in the Dead Souls anthology by Morrigan Books.  After meeting Ray Bradbury she took up his challenge to write 52 Short Stories in 52 Weeks and one of the stories grew into her novel, Moonlight, became a finalist in the Kensington/RT Writing with the Stars contest.

Her debut novel, Night Walker, won a San Diego Book Award for Best Fantasy-SciFi-Horror and the Hearts Through History for Best Paranormal and Best First Book.

PLEASE NOTE: It is best to register at least a week before the start of a class to help our instructors prepare and ensure that a class does not get cancelled or rescheduled.