Story and Plot
WRITING X 462.4
Work to amplify the impact of your plot in telling your story in this technique workshop using readings and discussion to further your craft.
What you can learn.
- Focus on creating authentic cause-and-effect driven action in your writing
- Identify how elements of craft and storytelling play a role in your plot and story
- Learn how to create plots that escalate toward a climax in a larger story world and context
- Connect the impact of characters on the function of story and plot
About this course:This workshop focuses on how to create original stories based upon authentic cause-and-effect-driven action. We develop skills in using character, setting, tone, theme, internal and external conflict, surprise, and crisis--the fuel for your story's race towards its climax. In particular, you learn the stepping stones of a fresh, tight, coherent plot: a series of escalating actions designed to challenge your characters so that they naturally reveal their strengths and flaws in a unique and powerful story.
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