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.

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Remote
Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

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.

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
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Wednesday 5:00PM - 8:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Jerrilyn Farmer
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Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jan 18, 2023
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. 

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. 
Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 01, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 18, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Jan 25, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 1, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 8, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 15, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 22, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 1, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 8, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 15, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 22, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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