Saturday, March 17, 2012

Workshop: The Five W's: Using Them to Build Your Plot

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The Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Chapter of RWA Presents

The Five W's: Using Them to Build Your Plot -- Presented by Sue Viders and Becky Martinez

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Just about any journalist knows about including the 5 W’s when telling a story, but those elements are necessary when building your fiction books as well. Who, What, When, Where and Why are all questions that need to be answered to come up with a satisfying novel. Join two published authors and teachers for a week-long class that helps writers learn how to take those simple elements to get a story going. Learn how to use them to develop plot and get your novel off to a rousing start.

Where: FF&P Yahoo Loops
When: April 16, 2012 through April 22, 2012

This workshop will be conducted via a Yahoo! email loop. Email invitations will be sent 48 hours prior to the beginning of the workshop. Just register for the workshop and complete the payment process via PayPal. The cost is $15.00 for FFnP members and $20.00 for non-FFnP members.

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Refunds / credits are determined on a case by case basis. If a class should be canceled, then participants have a choice of a credit to be applied to a future workshop or a refund.


Speaker Information:
Sue Viders is the author of more than 20 books, numerous articles and columns for both artists and writers. Her writing book Heroes and Heroines, Sixteen Master Archetypes, is used in many college and university writing courses. Her latest book, 10 Steps to Creating Memorable Characters is gaining use as a practical workbook for writers who want to develop their characters. She is a practicing artist, seminar leader, and educator with on-line classes both for writers and artists. Her latest product for writers is Deal a Story; an interactive card game consisting of 101 cards and six sections and is based on her Heroes and Heroines book.

Becky Martinez is an award-winning former broadcast journalist and published author. Her latest book, Deadly Messages was published by The Wild Rose Press in February 2010. Her first romance novel, Love on Deck, was an Aspen Gold finalist. She has had several short stories published and contributed a short story to The Trouble with Romance, an anthology that was a 2007 New Mexico Book Award finalist. She was also one of the co-authors of Ten Steps to Creating Memorable Characters, a workbook for writers.

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