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Hi everyone! Check out the exciting online classes offered by the Orange County Chapter of RWA!
“Tapping Into the Secrets Behind the Success of Nora Roberts, Stephen King, and J.K. Rowling and Every Best Seller and Blockbuster Film” with Carol Hughes
April 12 to May 8, 2010
Enrollment Information at http://www.occrwa.org/onlineclassApril10.html COST: $20 for OCC members, $30 for non-members If you have specific questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT THE CLASS:
What does Nora Roberts, Stephen King, George Lucas and all of those other blockbuster creators know about writing that makes them the mega stars that they are?
Learn about the 18 scenes that every story contains, no matter its length or genre. Find out how to identify your characterâ€™s mental gender and what impact that has upon readers. Discover how your characterâ€™s arc drives your story and how your story drives your characterâ€™s arc. Learn the four throughlines of every story and how to weave them together.
Every successful story contains characters who come alive for the reader. Every successful story is built on a solid, easy-to-master, story structure that works every single time. Every successful story lives on in the hearts and minds of readers because their authors have mastered the simple secrets needed to turn them into writing super stars. And you can, too.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Award winning writer, poet, journalist, filmmaker Carol Hughes has a lot more in common with Jason Bourne than Matt Damon. But Matt Damon is definitely cuter. So sheâ€™s now turning her real life adventures into fictional stories â€“ much to the consternation of former colleagues.
Enrollment Information at http://www.occrwa.org/onlineclassApr10.html COST: $20 for OCC members, $30 for non-members
Coming in May 2010â€“
â€œAnother Time, Another Placeâ€ with Terry Blain
Historical romances should transport readers to another time and another place. This workshop will help you with the tools you need to transport your readers. The class will cover all the elements that make a historical romance historical â€“ from how to do the research to incorporating that information into your story through the craft of writing.
http://www.occrwa.org/onlineclasses.html. Check out our full list of workshops.
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