Novel 101 Intro Novel Writing Workshop
LA – East Feb 21 (1 Thurs. Evening)7:00pm - 10:00pm$851 Spot Left
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Is it your dream to write the great American novel? In this 1 day Los Angeles lecture format Intro Novel Intensive, successful novelist Jennifer Brody will teach you the fundamentals of long form fiction! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating a thrilling story arc, irresistible dialogue, characters and conflict.
If you’re a self starter who’s looking for all the tools to hit the ground running or if you’re a newbie who wants to get an overview of what novel writing is all about, this is the class for you. There may be some in-class exercises but there will be limited sharing of work. Topics include: character, description, plot, and dialogue.
3 Published Novels
Jennifer Brody’s award-winning novel The 13th Continuum sold to Turner Publishing in a 3-book deal and is being packaged into a feature film. The book is a Gold Medal Winner (Young Adult – Sci-Fi/Fantasy) from the Independent Publisher‘s Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Return of the Continuums and The United Continuums (July 11, 2017) complete this epic trilogy. After studying film at Harvard University, she began her career in Hollywood. Highlights include working for Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and New Line Cinema, most notably on The Lord of the Rings films, The Golden Compass, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (prequel), where she developed Leatherface’s backstory with David Schow (well-known horror novelist and famous for writing The Crow) and director Jonathan Liebesman, Birth with Nicole Kidman and Freddy vs. Jason. In 2008, she produced the film “Make It Happen” for The Weinstein Company. She has attended the Sirenland Writers Conference (Meg Wolitzer workshop), Tin House Summer Writers Workshop (Victor LaValle workshop), The Lemon Tree House Residency for Writers, and has been accepted for a residency at the Helen R. Whiteley Center, run by the University of Washington. She is a member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. She also founded and runs BookPod, a social media platform for authors with 400 members.