Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Tell The Story Writer's Workshop with Rhonda McKnight

Write It Right is an intensive workshop for fiction writers designed around the essential building blocks of fiction: plot, character development, description, dialogue, story structure and self-editing.  Other elements of fiction writing will be introduced.
Week 1 - Getting Started and Plot
Week 2 - Character Development and Description
Week 3 – Dialogue and Story Structure
Week 4 - Self-Editing and Tips for Polishing Prose.

What You’ll Learn
·        The principles of creative writing and getting started
·        Draft Writing Techniques
·        Plotting – Who, Why and Why Not
·        Character development and characterization techniques
·        How to enhance your writing through description and sensory details
·        How to write attention grabbing openings, stake-raising middles, and resounding ends
·        Rewriting
·        Self-editing
·        Techniques to improve your dialogue-writing skills and the mechanics of structure and punctuation in dialogue
·        Specific strategies for polishing your work

What You’ll Need
A computer or phone
A writing sample
A few hours outside of class to work on exercises
A great attitude and a desire to learn

Time – 8:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT
Dates – Begins Monday, August 3rd  (4 sessions on Monday nights through August 24th)
Price - $175.00 full payment due by July 7th for this price.
If a payment plan is needed the full price is $200
Deposit $100 due at registration to hold place in class (non-refundable)
Final payment $100 due by July 20th

Add-ons available
·        5,000 word critique of your project - $50 (discounted 50%)
·        45 minute coaching session $35 (full price $100)
·        Both critique and coaching session $75
·        Full Manuscript Evaluation – 50% off

Note - Add-ons will be billed August 15th and must be used by December 31, 2015

Due to limited class size and first come/first serve nature of the class space, payments are non-refundable. 

Payment invoice will be emailed.  
Contact Rhonda McKnight  at with all questions. Please include “Writing Workshop” in the subject of the email to ensure you receive a prompt response.

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