Sofia Lapuente

Sofía Lapuente

Sofía Lapuente, co-author of novel Retro with her partner, Jarrod Shusterman. Ms. Lapuente also collaborated on Gleanings, the fourth installment of the bestselling Arc of a Scythe trilogy, which is currently being adapted for the screen by Universal. Ms. Lapuente has been published in both English and Spanish speaking markets. She is a writer, screenwriter and former producer and casting director on an Emmy nominated show.

Instructor Statement: In my class, I believe that everyone has a story to tell! And I understand the importance of authentic, own voices! My primary concern is that students feel understood, safe and respected in the place of learning. Inclusivity is an imperative. I teach practical knowledge that you can apply immediately. Lessons on genre, structure, rhythm, how to make lovable characters that you empathize with – how to hook readers and leave them satisfied.

I work every day in the publishing industry and have learned a lot! I've developed my educational philosophy through my own extensive education and life experience in the publishing and entertainment Industries. I work on the cutting edge of what is trending and selling these days, so I plan to impart all of that information to my students.

In addition, I want you to feel comfortable in class, and I am always approachable. It wasn’t long ago that I was a student myself. I want to inspire everyone to believe that they can make it as a writer too.

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