A PATH TO PUBLISHING

Plot Whisperer Martha Alderson and Literary Agent Jill Corcoran are here to support your author's journey

The Plot Whisperer Martha Alderson and Literary Agent Jill Corcoran are here to support your author's journey.

Novel Writing Intensive - Middle Grade, Young Adult, Adult

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Novel Writing Intensive - Middle Grade, Young Adult, Adult

1,050.00

All Genres
For all writing levels
Intensive limited to 8 writers
8 Weeks

In this 8-week on-line program, Plot Whisperer Martha Alderson and Literary Agent Jill Corcoran provide constructive feedback as you develop/refine your novel concept, characters, plot, dialogue, dramatic action, emotional moments, and themes.

Tuesdays 10am - 12:30pm Pacific/1pm - 3:30pm Eastern
September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Weekly 2 1/2 hours Discussion based on assigned homework from the Plot Whisperer Workbook and feedback from both Martha and Jill that apply to your individual plot and novel elements for a total of 8 Discussion sessions.

Each week has a specific focus based on homework though you are free to address any issues you’re having. Participants are given 15 minutes to ask questions and voice concerns and successes for your manuscript. Only Jill and Martha answer questions and give input. During each writer’s time, the seven other writers benefit from actively listening and taking notes. We’ve learned from teaching together that writers gain valuable information both when they are on the “hot seat” and when listening to other writer’s issues.

Week One: 9/12/17
Concept & Theme

Week Two: 9/19/17
Character Emotional Development/Character Arc
Protagonist(s) – transformational statement
Major antagonist

Week Three: 9/26/17
Plot           
Beginning goals, risks and motivation
Middle goals, risks and motivation
End goals, risks and motivation

Week Four: 10/3/17
4th Energetic Marker
Climax – for all plot lines: action, character, romance, mystery

Week Five: 10/10/17
3rd Energetic Marker
Crisis / Dark Night – for all plot lines: action, character, romance, mystery

Week Six: 10/17/17
2nd Energetic Marker
Recommitment / Rededication – for all plot lines: action, character, romance, mystery

Week Seven: 10/24/17
End of the Beginning
No Turning Back – for all plot lines: action, character, romance, mystery

Week Eight: 10/31/17
Deepen concept, theme, plot, character

$1050.00

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