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Writing Narrative Fiction
Time: 3pm - 4:30pm
Share your passion with fellow writers in this five-part workshop guided by retired professor Dr. Peter Saunders. Review the basics of creating narrative fiction with assigned readings, then join teams for writing and critiquing sessions.
Topics include:
-- Shaping Your Story with Form, Plot and Structure
-- Seeing is Believing: Showing and Telling
-- Inventing and Building Characters
-- Visions and Revisions
-- Famous Novel Openings, Sharing a Sample from Your Novel, Workshop Evaluation
Free copies of short excerpts from Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft by Janet Burroway and Elizabeth Stuckey-French, 7th edition will be distributed as homework at the first session.
Note: Attendance required at all 5 sessions.
About the Presenter
Dr. Peter Saunders has over 40 years of experience teaching writing and literature courses at universities such as University of Toronto, Lehigh University, Western Michigan University and Oregon State University. He has also taught at major industries such as IBM, and Apple Inc., and run teaching and writing workshops in Canada, China, Singapore, and Lebanon.
Besides his academic publications, he has self-published the mystery novel Gallery of the Chosen and is working on his second novel, The Wild Horses of Christopher Street.
Age Group: General Audience
Topic: Authors, DIY & Continuing Education, Authors
Hours
Mon - Thurs

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Fri

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sun

1 p.m. - 6 p.m.