Are you working on a novel and looking for guidance? In this 5 week novel writing workshop, successful novelist Gretchen McNeill will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating solid story structure, irresistible dialogue, characters and conflict. This class is designed for students who have taken an intro novel writing class before and have made some progress on their novels, whether it is a high level outline, or at least one chapter generated. If you like, you can even bring in up to 1000 words of your novel for targeted feedback each session! With the aid of fun, hands-on exercises and balanced workshopping sessions, you will have completed a big chunk of your novel draft by the last session of this class. Topics include: novel architecture, transitions, advanced POV, honing the world, internal vs external, the big idea, a compelling protagonist, climax, and subtext.
Instructor: Gretchen McNeil
May 20, June 3, 10, 17, 24 (5 Saturday mornings)
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $395 (Includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad West, 2452 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064
Pre-req: Novel class at Writing Pad or elsewhere and a high level outline of novel and/or a draft of a chapter.
Note: This class will be limited to 10 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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