Advanced Weekend Fiction Intensive: Open Sesame—Crafting Compelling Openings with Vanessa Hua

$810.00 Members
$960.00 Non-members

The first ten pages of a book are an incantation, not only beguiling your readers but setting the spell that will carry your narrative through to the end. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn strategies to kick off an urgent central conflict, introduce captivating characters, and establish voice, tone, and setting. We’ll analyze successful beginnings and work on fun writing exercises designed to hone those elements. You’ll also workshop the first ten pages of your work-in progress, receiving supportive and constructive feedback. Suitable for all levels, whether you’re just starting your project or have already finished a draft. Students will leave with a clearer sense of theme and direction for their work, and the inspiration and tools necessary for revision. Accepted participants will submit up to 10 manuscript pages by May 10.

Instructor: Vanessa Hua Learn More


Jun 08, 2024 8:30am - 12:00pmJun 09, 2024 8:30am - 12:00pm