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A Writing Journey Series (Part 3)

A Writing Journey Part 3

Part 3: Writing the Spirit and Texture of Place

DISCOVER THE KEY TO WRITING GREAT STORIES

GAIN CONFIDENCE AS YOU OPEN YOUR EMOTIONAL CENTER
AND LET THE WORDS FLOW

Pre-registration: April 11-May 9, 2022
Registration closes: May 15, 2022
Class begins: May 15, 2022
Pricing: $367

This class is one of my favorites as we watch the landscape come alive. It is so powerful it can be considered a Character because the landscape can make or break your story. Writers are told ‘write what you know’ and there is a reason behind this. If you know something you are more apt to share your knowledge. If you don’t know but look up a couple of tidbits on the internet about it, then the readers will surely blow your cover.

Remember, great writers are great readers. You will never get enough of reading about everything you could possibly wonder about, along with everything you could possibly write about. Writers aren’t expected to travel and/or live in every place they bring on to the page, but they are expected to know all about it, so read, read, read.

While exploring place, whether it is on a drilling rig in Texas, a ranch in Wyoming, or the slums of a big city, that place has spirit and texture, and can live on your page that you are creating. We writers want our readers to feel the grit of a dust storm, or hear a baby calf bawling for her mother, or a hungry young child crying in the stairwell.

I have a great tool that we will be using to explore these issues. It all goes back to what we have learned in the previous classes, our emotions, listening, seeing, feeling. You will be surprised how all of this will come together. Can’t wait to see you!