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WR201 on Zoom - Write From the Heart
Thursday, April 22, 2021, 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
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WRITE FROM THE HEART is a group for aspiring writers of fact or fiction. In this 8 week we will explore theme, research, character development and other aspects of what is needed to write a good fiction story or memoir. Each class will include writing prompts. Instructor: Ruth Kozak. (See further details below.)
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Minimum number of students required for this course is 8.
SETTING THE STAGE: HOW TO WRITE FICTION NOVELS OR MEMOIRS.
Week 1. Choosing your subject. (If you are writing a memoir, what point of your life or specific events will you write about (i.e. a travel memoir.)
Week 2. Theme
Week 3. Developing Plot
Week 4. Voice (first person or third person singular or multiple point of view
Week 5. Developing Your Characters (in memoirs, perhaps some geneology background etc.)
Week 6. Dialogue. (in memoirs, which are first person narratives, there are often other people telling stories. This is called a “frame story” and is told in the voice of that person.
Week 7. Setting. Where does your story take place and when? (writing description).
Week 8. Research tips. How much research do you need to do? And how to do it. (sources)
Note: If you don't have access to the Zoom application on a computer, tablet or smart phone, Zoom presentations are also available by dialing in using a landline or cellphone. On the day and time of the course, call 778-907-2071 (within Metro Vancouver) and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode that were given after registering for the course. If you live outside of metro Vancouver, please look up the local phone number for your location at https://zoom.us/u/akJIpJnoy (The calls are muted when you join the meeting, to unmute yourself, please press *6 (as per instructions on the phone).