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2019 Winter Quarter Fiction Course: Write Your Story
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Pam Binder’s 8-week course will concentrate on how to develop your plot, the key scenes needed in the first third of your novel, the importance of a strong point of view, how to develop your characters, and write with emotion. Pam will also discuss how to write a synopsis and how to prepare your manuscript for entry into writing contests. In addition to writing lectures and writing exercises, Pam offers consultation time and weekly scene reviews.

1/8/2019 to 2/26/2019
When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
6:30 PM
Where: Writers' Cottage
317 NW Gilman Blvd, Ste 8
Issaquah, WA  98027
United States
Contact: Maria Philips
425-673-2665


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2019 WINTER QUARTER FICTION SERIES: write your story - $225 members/$325 nonmembers
Presented by PNWA’s President, Pam Binder. Pam is a New York Times best-selling author and Professor with the U.W. Extension Program

Beginning Tuesday, January 8th, 2018 (Eight week session) ending February 26th, 2018
Tuesday evenings from 6:30-9:30 p.m. 317 NW Gilman Village, Ste 8, Issaquah, WA 98027

Pam Binder’s 8-week course will concentrate on how to develop your plot, the key scenes needed in the first third of your novel, the importance of a strong point of view, how to develop your characters, and write with emotion. Pam will also discuss how to write a synopsis and how to prepare your manuscript for entry into writing contests. In addition to writing lectures and writing exercises, Pam offers consultation time and weekly scene reviews. This course is for beginning and intermediate writers who are interested in writing their first draft. Part 1 is required for those students interested in taking Pam's Part 2 & 3 series.

Class Concentration
Please note that each quarter will concentrate on the important scenes in the beginning (Fall), middle (Winter), and end (Spring) of your novel.

The Role of Character
The Art of Suspense
The Plot, Pacing, and Character Outline
The Evolution of Ideas
High Concept. What is a Great Book?
Theme is a Novel’s Backbone
Publishing Options
Point of View
Setting
Dialogue

Class Structure

1) Critique groups will be established as part of the class structure.
2) Students may submit three pages of new work each week for instructor’s feedback.
3) Writing exercises each class.
4) Individual instructor feedback.


 

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Office: Writers' Cottage 317 NW Gilman Blvd., Ste. 8, Issaquah, WA 98027

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Phone: (425) 673-2665

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