NOVEL III: A LOS ANGELES ADVANCED NOVEL WORKSHOP

laurenAre you looking for a top-tier MFA-style novel class that will help you dig more deeply into your writing? Have you been longing to find a group of dedicated, talented writers to workshop pages with? In this 5-week Advanced Novel Workshop, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick (4 published novels) will help you nudge your book to the finish line. You’ll learn advanced techniques for opening scenes, introducing main characters, advanced scene writing, subplots, suspense, exposition and the creative process. This class is designed for students who have taken an intermediate novel writing class before and have made significant progress with their books. We strongly suggest that you start class with a detailed outline and several chapters written. If you like, you can even bring in up to 1000 words for feedback each week! With the aid of fun, hands-on exercises and balanced workshopping sessions, you will have made a significant dent in your brilliant book by the last session of this class. Before you know it, you’ll be writing those last 2 words (The End).

 

Instructor: Lauren Strasnick
May 21, June 4, 11, 25, July 9 (5 Sun. mornings)
10:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Cost: $455
Location: Writing Pad West (2452 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064)
Pre-req: Novel class at Writing Pad or elsewhere and a draft of several chapters.
Note: This class will be limited to 9 students.

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PAYMENT PLANS: A payment plan for this class is 5 weekly payments of $104.00 All payment plans include an additional $50 admin fee and a small credit card processing fee which is built into each weekly payment. Your card will automatically be charged 5 times every week until your class is paid off. At minimum, you must pay for each class meeting before it meets. Once you sign up for a payment plan, you are responsible for paying in full regardless of your class attendance. Rejected payment transactions are subject to an additional $25 fee. FOR A PAYMENT PLAN CLICK HERE.
 
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CANCELLATION POLICY: All sales are final and there are no refunds. Credit may be offered based on class availability. If you can’t come to class, call or email us as far in advance as possible. We will do everything we can to fill your spot, but we can’t make any guarantees. Credit eligibility is not based upon your reason for being unable to attend a class; it is based upon the timing of your credit request and our ability to fill your spot. If we find someone to take your place, you will receive class credit minus a $25 processing fee for 1 day classes and $50 processing fee for long classes. Otherwise, your payment will be forfeit. To use class credits, you need to sign up for class in advance by emailing marilyn@writingpad.com or calling 323.333.2954. If the class is being paid for as part of a payment plan, regardless of whether the student stops attending class, the payment plan must be paid in full by the end of the class. Failure to do so will result in the student’s account being turned over to collections.