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Marni Freedman teaches 7 Steps to a First Draft

Date: Saturday, April 14 2012 Time: 10 am to 2 pm Number of sessions: 1-ONE DAY CLASS! Members: $80 Nonmembers: $92 Location: The Inkspot, 710 13th St, Ste 210, San Diego, CA 92101

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Attention Writers! Are you ready to write your first draft?  Are you seeking an effective method or feeling lost, uninspired or stuck?

Join Marni in this fun, interactive workshop that will teach you the steps needed to make that first draft a reality.  You will learn a simple, step by step system to brainstorming, outlining, selecting ideas for marketability and swiftly writing your first draft at your highest level possible.

In this workshop you will learn:

1)  The 7 Steps to take you from blank page to first draft

2) The 10 commandments of writing a first draft

3) The key principles that will enable to you approach your first draft with the right mindset  –Site prep, Foundation and Framing

4) The Basics of plot, character and outlining

5) How to identify what sabotages your progress and tools to get back on track

 Great for any level or style of writing.  Bring your book idea to the workshop.

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.