Berkley Mystery Writing One Day Intensive Workshop

BERKELEY MYSTERY WRITING INTENSIVE A ONE-DAY WORKSHOP ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18 How did a Berkeley mom with twins write a first novel nominated for an Edgar? What does a San Francisco writer do to create page-turning suspense? What are the most common mistakes crime novelists make when they create fictional cops and P.I.’s? Join crime fiction writers Cornelia Read, David Corbett, Juliet Blackwell, Tim Maleeny, and Sophie Littlefield at the Berkeley Mystery Writing Intensive. Bay Area authors, emerging writers, and law-enforcement professionals will teach you how to polish your fiction, find an agent, and get published. The $140 Registration fee … Continue reading Berkley Mystery Writing One Day Intensive Workshop

Workshop with David Corbett: Demonstrate Character: Make a Scene

Demonstrate Character: Make a Scene Saturday, April 4, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Book Passage 51 Tamal Vista Blvd Corte Madera, CA 94925 (415) 927-0960 Building strong, credible characters who engage our empathy requires a dynamic understanding of their inner life, not a laundry list of traits. This demands an understanding of the primacy of scene-character is revealed more in what is said and done than described. By sketching scenes that dramatize the core conflicts of the character’s lives, students learn to give flesh and blood to their fiction. For more information or to register click on the following link: … Continue reading Workshop with David Corbett: Demonstrate Character: Make a Scene