Five Ways to Fix Your Novel

You can have all the ingredients of a terrific novel—a dynamic plot, intriguing characters, beautiful description, a bright writing style—but the book fails. This workshop identifies the five key issues that writers must take into account and how you can go wrong with each of them. Class topics include choosing point of view, navigating time and space, writing descriptions that work, active versus passive verbs, and the power of showing as opposed to telling. Examples from literature will help us understand the elements of sound writing. You have to know the rules before you can break them. Leave class with a better capacity to edit your own work. Stacy Ericson is an editor and a fiction writer. She has an editor’s eye for problems and a poet’s heart for passion and can help you avoid pitfalls so your writing can soar.

Code:1442B9
Dates:June 22 - July 6, 2019 Check for other dates
Meets:Three Sat., 1-3PM Begins 06/22
Location:CFU LOWRY: Near 1st & Quebec
Fee:$81
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:$5 materials fee payable in class. Bring pencil and paper.

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