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Classes: Fiction

You can see our complete list of classes on our Classes and Workshops page.  The classes below have been categorized as focusing on writing fiction; they will help you write a novel or other fiction story.

 

2017-04/29 Novel III: Characterization with T. Greenwood

When writing a novel, we must know our primary characters inside and out. We need to understand their desires, motivations, and frustrations, their…

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2017-04/30 Writing Believable Dialogue with Cathy Scott

Speech humanizes characters. You'll learn how to create dialogue that moves naturally and conversationally within your story. In this workshop,…

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2017-05/08 Writing For Children, Too with Marcie Colleen

Do you have a desire to write for children? Then this 10-week class is for you! Together we will explore the craft of children's literature and…

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2017-05/20 Scene with Mark O’Bannon

The Scene is the basic building block of a story. After an overview of The Seven Steps of Classical Story Structure, used by professional writers,…

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2017-05/27 Fun Fact to Fledged Fiction: Hatching History-Based Narratives That Work with Tim West

Have a historical novel or drama in gestation? SDWI partner and 2016-17 Creative Catalyst Fellow TIM WEST brings history alive with his plays and…

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2017-05/27 Screenwriting with Mark O’Bannon

SCREENWRITING Professional writers use fundamentally different techniques than average writers. According to John Truby, the premier story…

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2017-06/10 Book Publishing 1-2-3 with Laurie Gibson

  Grab a pen and join us for this lively, info-packed session, where we’ll check out today’s vibrant book business; share ideas for…

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2017-06/22 FREE Intro to Write a Bestseller in a Weekend with Tom Bird

DATE CHANGE This FREE lecture will introduce you to the concepts from Tom Bird which will be more fully developed in his Saturday Course "How to…

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2017-06/24 The Tom Bird Method: You Can Write Your Book in a Weekend

NEW DATE! Many are drawn to the art form of writing to allow healing, transformation and the release of their divine potential. In this three-hour…

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2017-08/19 Novel IV: Plot & Structure with T. Greenwood

Novel IV: Plot & Structure: While your characters are the beating heart of your novel, your plot is its bones. Whether you are an outliner or…

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2017-10/21 Novel V: Revising the Novel with T. Greenwood

So you’ve finished writing your novel — what next? What do published novelists do between that raw first draft and the final manuscript to make…

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