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Writing Lab: What Novelists Can Learn From Screenwriters

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • zoom online


  • Registration opens May 17, 2020. You must be logged in to access the discounted member rate.
  • Registration opens May 17, 2020.

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What Novelists Can Learn From Screenwriters

Online Zoom Meeting

Presenter: Ariella Moon, Author, YA 

Well-written screenplays contain concise, innovative writing that reveals character through dialogue and action, grounds the viewer in a particular setting, and moves the story forward with dynamic scenes. In this interactive boot camp, we will delve into seven techniques of visual storytelling. We will also examine and discuss the opening scenes of a few illustrative screenplays as a launch pad to improving our own writing. Attendees should have a printed copy of the first chapter of their manuscript on hand for reference during the writing lab.

Location: Zoom online

To received a full refund minus a $25 cancellation processing fee, attendees must cancel their registration 5 days before the event. No refunds will be given after that time.


After registering you will receive a zoom invitation to join the writing lab on the day of the event.

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