Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Fall Writing Classes

The kids are back in school and now it's time for you to take a class too! If you're in upstate South Carolina, I'd love it if you could join me for any of the following workshops sponsored by EMRYS.

September 23A Fast Blast Intro to Writing Short Stories and Novels- Part I. Joe's Place, Greenville, SC.
Topics will include:

  • Build a set of writing tools.
  • Create an authentic character and determine what she or he wants.
  • Develop a sensory setting and learn how to set your story's mood.
  • Consider the variety of conflicts your character might encounter.
Topics will include:
  • Differentiate between internal and external goals.
  • Figure out your character's over-riding problem and obstacles.
  • Develop a plot sentence.
  • Map your story.
  • Consider point of view.
  • Hook your reader.
  • Arrive at a satisfactory ending.
November 9. Start Your Blog! Joe's Place, Greenville, SC. 

December 2. Slow Down and Focus! Joe's Place, Greenville, SC.
Topics will include:
  • Deep point of view and world building.
  • The role of the antagonist.
  • Dialogue that moves the story along.
  • How to build a story one scene at a time.
  • Pitfalls to avoid.
  • Your path to publication.
  • Writing resources.
Hope to see some of you there! Questions? Contact me at cbaldwin6@me.com. 

8 comments:

Clara Gillow Clark said...

Sure wish I lived closer, Carol! These classes look terrific.

Carol Baldwin said...

Clara, that is sweet of you. But I think you could teach the class!

Cat Michaels said...

A blast, indeed!

sheri levy said...

Hey writers, If you want to have a fun learning experinece, check out Carol's writing classes. She has a great way of teaching!!

Carol Baldwin said...

You got it, Cat!

Carol Baldwin said...

Thanks for the recommendation, Sheri!

Kathleen said...

Such great classes! Your students will learn so much from you! :)

Carol Baldwin said...

Thanks, Kathleen!