Writing Course Schedule
The Craft of Storytelling
What makes a novel good? A good story. How do you make a story good? With good narration and description, intentions and obstacles, setting, character development, dialogue, and story structure. Bestselling author Elisa Lorello will give you the tools you need to craft an idea into a novel. This course is for writers interested in commercial genre novels.
Tuesdays, beginning March 21 and ending April 25, 7:00-8:30 PM at Better To Gather
Week 1: Narration and Description: the Visual Story
Week 2: Intention and Obstacle: the Backbone of Story
Week 3: Story Structure: the Scaffolding of Story
Week 4: Character Development: the Heart of Story
Week 5: Dialogue: the Audial Story
Week 6: Setting: the Spaces and Places in Story
Classes may be taken individually or as a complete workshop.
$49.99 per class, or pay $199.99 for the complete workshop-- it's like getting two classes for free!
Minimum of 3 students per class.
Past workshops/classes include:
Story and Character Arcs
Creating Characters You Love
The Narrator's Voice
Let's Talk About Dialogue
The Craft of Revision
Is Self-Publishing Right for You? A Look at the Differences Between Traditional and Self-Publishing, and Finding an Agent
The 4 P's of Self-Publishing: Product, Price, Placement, and Promotion
What is a Hybrid Author, and What Does it Mean in 21st Century Publishing?