The scariest part of writing is staring at that blank page and not really knowing how to begin! This workshop is for anyone who has the dream or desire to write novels but does not know how to craft a story readers, editors, and publishers will love.
The first fundamental challenge facing all writers, whether novice or professional, is to identify and transform your premise into a compelling, sustainable story. This involves understanding what makes literary characters riveting and correct novel structure and pacing.
This workshop teaches you how to take your story premise and build a powerful foundation for your novel that will make is so much easier to write. This includes how to:
Location: 2 Blocks from Cahuenga & Vine in Hollywood CA 90038. Exact address provided only to those who sign up because attendance is limited at this interactive event. Note VIP/Pro Subscribers pay $5 if they sign up online. For link email email@example.com. To become a subscriber and get access to this workshop (and all these professional resources http://bit.ly/32G6p8U) sign up at https://gumroad.com/l/dUzqTK/VID0nly
You will learn:
Flesh out the characters that will drive the story.
Understand how Best-Selling Novels Are Structured
Learn how to Incorporate the two most popular narrative formats: the three-act structure and the hero’s journey work that will engage your muse to help you build your story blueprint.
By the end of the course, you will have the ability to write a six-page synopsis, a way to outline your story that lets you finish your book in weeks or months, not years.
About Dr. Fontana
Dr. Skyler Madison Fontana
PhD Jungian & Archetypal Psychology
Creativity Coach, Workshop Leader and Author.
Skyler is author of The Creative Writer’s Way, a book that helps writers find, develop and navigate the creative process in order to write powerful stories.
Guest Teacher, Writer & Story Coach (fiction & non-fiction) (2017 – present) Pacifica Graduate Institute. Lecturer on Depth Psychology for writers. Facilitates workshops for writers and coaches writers to find and write more powerful stories.
Palladin Productions: (2012 – present) Works with writers to find and develop projects into stories that have strong audience resonance, helps find and develop story ideas for producer Joe Fontana.
Research Symbologist (Secret America, 2012): Drawing heavily on materials covered during graduate studies, was recommended by a noted professor to analyze symbolic and archetypal research on symbols, sacred places and secret societies throughout the world for potential episodes for the television pilot and series, Secret America.
Director and Founder Skyler Madison Center for Well Being (Jan 1995 to May 2012)
Developed, trained and advised motivational life change coaching programs for a high profile, sophisticated clientele that used coaching, hypnotherapy and meditation.
- Pacifica Graduate Institute: PhD Jungian & Archetypal Psychology
- Robert McKee Story Seminar
- Berkeley Digital Film Institute: Certificate in Film Studies
- Columbia University: Master’s International Relations
- Hofstra University: Bachelor of Arts: Major in English Literature and Theatre
- MFA candidate Antioch University
Download the Story Engine Blueprint: https://skylermadison.com/story-engine-blueprint/
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