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Learn to Layer Scenes: A preview of Jordan’s Fiction Magic Workshop
Jordan E. Rosenfeld & Linda Joy Myers
Date: Friday, January 15, 2010
Times: 10 AM PST, 11 AM MST, 12 PM CST, 1 PM EST
FREE FOR ALL TO PARTICIPATE (Fill in the form below to receive call details via email)
Jordan Rosenfeld, the author of Make a Scene, will talk about how to layer scenes to create a textured narrative where all the parts function in different ways and yet work together to create a book that is interesting and dynamic.
Just as you can’t build a house from one solid piece of wood, neither can you write a book in one solid chunk of prose. A good narrative is built on scenes.
Just as in building a house you use different kinds of wood, in a narrative you need to use different kinds of scenes for different purposes. Long and fast, contemplative and active, your narrative is a mosaic of different scene types that create a unified tapestry.
In this 30 minute preview, Jordan will take you through the basic types and “energy” of scenes to help you learn to create a multi-textured narrative in your memoir or essay.
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