November 21, 2018

Mastering Scene: Unlock the Power of Your Memoir (MASTER CLASS)

Class dates: October 23, October 30, November 6, November 13 (4pm PT/7pm ET)

Classes are on four consecutive Tuesdays, one hour long each, and we record all sessions so that you can watch the recordings if you have to miss a class. Course includes a reading packet to help you see how to execute scenes in your own writing practice.

 

REGULAR REGISTRATION: $149

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ABOUT THE CLASS:

In this 4-week masters class, Brooke and Linda Joy will lead you through what you need to know to create vivid scenes that transport the reader into the “fictive dream” of your real-life story.

There is nothing more elemental to memoir than scene-writing, and this class includes a sample packet to help you both see and internalize how to do scenes well—and better. You’ll leave this course equipped with a core understanding of this all-important building block, and an eye for the many aspects of scene that help connect you to your readers, and readers to your story.

***NOTE THAT THIS COURSE INCLUDES A READER, WHICH WE’VE COMPILED AND WILL BE MAILED PRIOR TO EACH CLASS.

Class 1 (October 23). What Is Scene? Defining what makes a scene and how to decide what to include in your memoir.

Class 2 (October 30). Time Matters: Anchoring your reader, tracking time in relation to previous scenes, and flashback and memory.

Class 3 (November 6). Who’s in the Story? How to make your characters real people on the page.

Class 4 (November 13). Your Courageous Voice: How to use narration, reflection, and takeaway to write a memoir that touches readers’ hearts.

 
NAMW and WOW MEMBERS (SAVE $20): $129

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