Novel 1 Intro Novel Writing Workshop
Online Feb 28, Mar 7, Mar 14, Mar 21, Mar 28, Apr 4 (6 Thurs. Evenings)5:30pm - 7:30pm Pacific$4251 Spot Left
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Is it your dream to write the great American novel? In this 6 week Online Intro Novel writing class, 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 like, you can even bring in up to 1000 words of your novel for targeted feedback every session!
With the aid of fun, hands-on exercises and balanced workshopping sessions, you’ll have completed a chapter outline of your book, and will have written some scenes to boot. Before you know it, Random House will be banging on your door! Topics include: character, description, plot, POV, dialogue, revision, setting, voice, theme and query.
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How our online classes work:
Online classes can be attended from anywhere with an internet connection. You’ll be able to see and hear both your teacher and your fellow students. For the best experience, we recommend attending online classes in a quiet space, and using headphones or a headset.
If you are unsure of whether your computer can handle video conferencing, please review the system requirements.
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.