Instructor: Ann Garvin
Cost: $60 Members | $65 Non-members
Saturday, March 25, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
All stories, whether you are amusing your friends at a picnic or entertaining family at a reunion, are made up of a beginning, middle, and end. How to know where to start, what your middle should look like, and when to finish is the stuff of best sellers and great stories. Once you understand structure, cohesion, and the most compelling way to tell your story, you can move forward with confidence. This class will work through the difference between story, plot, and how to create the kind of tale that readers can’t put down. Come ready to write. This will be the class that clarifies story telling in a way that can reduce rewrites and build a final project you are proud of.
Dr. Ann Garvin is the USA Today Bestselling author of I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around. She is internationally published author, speaker, and professor. Her novels, The Dog Year, & On Maggie’s Watch are each about women who struggle to find their way in a world that asks too much from them, too often. Garvin balances her literary pursuits with teaching in the University of Wisconsin system while supporting other writers and raising a family. She is the founder of The Tall Poppy Writers www.tallpoppies.org and Co-founder of The Fifth Semester www.thefifthsemester.com, a writing immersion program that takes you from inspiration to publication.