Class meets weekly on Tuesdays from 1-2pm starting July 14
This series will take the aspiring author from discovering and developing story ideas through the outlining process. The goal of this program is to give writers immediately-applicable tools and techniques to tackle their dream of writing a novel.
Week 1: How to think like a writer; story idea exploration and discovery
Week 2: Defining plot versus story; honing story ideas into premise lines
Week 3: Developing a blueprint of your story.
Week 4: Turning your story blueprint into a living, breathing novel.
Photo credit: Julie Blackwood
This class will be taught by Grant Blackwood, The New York Times bestselling author of the Briggs Tanner series, (The End of Enemies, The Wall of Night, and An Echo of War). Mr. Blackwood is also the co-author of the Fargo Adventure Series (Spartan Gold, Lost Empire, and The Kingdom) with Clive Cussler, as well as the co-author of the #1 NYT bestseller, Dead or Alive, with Tom Clancy, and the new thriller, The Kill Switch, with James Rollins.