Thursday, October 23, 2008
Mastering Scene & Sequel
Just a quick heads up that I'll be teaching a course on Mastering Scene & Sequel at WriterUniv.com in a couple of weeks. Come and check it out! November 3-15, 2008 MASTER CLASS: "Mastering Scene & Sequel" by Sherry Lewis Registration $55 at www.WriterUniv.com/ Prerequisite: Must have a completed manuscript ready to submit You've heard about scene and sequel, and the idea of using it makes sense -- but can you use scene and sequel and still maintain the fluid style of writing you prefer? Will using scene and sequel box you in, or can you still fly by the seat of your pants? Learn how to use scene and sequel to create powerful scenes while maintaining your own artistic integrity. By taking this course you'll learn how to: * Identify the anatomy of scene and sequel * Use scene/sequel structure to build tension and highlight conflict * Use it to drive your story from scene to scene * Create hooks that keep the reader turning pages * Make characterization, motivation & conflict work together powerfully * Decide what to include and leave out of your manuscript * Avoid wandering off your story's path * Tailor scene-sequel to fit your writing style and unique story Sherry Lewis is an award-winning, bestselling author, writing teacher and writing coach for both published and aspiring writers. She has been using scene and sequel techniques in her own work since 1992, and teaching it to others around the country and online for more than 15 years. Read more about her at www.sherrylewisbooks.com.