Mastering Scene and Sequel
Guest Speaker: Ariella Moon, Author, YA
Award-winning author Ariella Moon draws upon her experiences as a shaman to create magical Young Adult fiction. She won the Aspen Gold Readers’ Choice Award for Best Romantic Short Story for “Covert Hearts,” which appears in Second Chances: A Romance Writers of America Collection. Discover her medieval Two Realms fantasy series and her contemporary Teen Wytche Saga novels at online book retailers and at www.ariellamoon.com.
In addition to teaching writing labs, Ariella Moon leads seminars on healing, women’s spirituality, and Defense Against the Dark Arts at local and international women's conferences. She lives a nearly normal life doting on her extraordinary daughter, two shamelessly spoiled dogs, and a media-shy dragon.
Every novel, screenplay, and memoir consists of a sequence of dramatically connected scenes that thrust the story forward. By employing the scene and sequel technique, writers can:
- Reveal a character’s goals, thoughts, and emotions
- Escalate tension, empathy, and stakes
- Control pacing
With “Mastering Scene and Sequel,” writers will learn:
- The core psychology behind scene structure
- How to set up action scenes followed by reaction scenes
- The specific duties and obligations of scenes
- How to craft mission driven scenes
- How to “cut and thrust”
- How to strategically place and vary scenes
Ariella Moon invites you to join her for this informative and interactive writing lab. If time permits, Ariella will guide each attendee on the live zoom call with an analysis of a brief scene from their work in progress. Please have your scene handy!
Zoom Online Meeting
To receive 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.
Unable to attend, no problem, all paid registrants will receive a video replay of this presentation. Please allow up to 48 hours after the event to receive your video replay.
You will receive an invitation to the Zoom online meeting after you have registered and payment is complete. Meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.
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Event Contact: Ariella Moon