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Plot Part Two: Plot in Action
August 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Max Sheridan
$60 Members | $65 Nonmembers
Thursday, 8/2/18 | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Just like good music in a movie, when plots are done right, you might not even notice them. In this second four-hour workshop, we’ll be looking at actual plots from stories that work and then taking them apart to see why. After that, we’ll see how the missing piece in this puzzle—character—interacts with plot to turn a concept into a relatable, gripping story. Participation in the first workshop isn’t mandatory, but the two do work as a useful progression. **Note: This session will include a 30-minute dinner break. Please feel free to bring food with you to this session.
Suggested reading: Samaritans by Larry Brown
About the Instructor: Max Sheridan lives and writes in Nicosia, Cyprus. His short fiction and articles have been published widely in the US, UK and elsewhere. His novel Dillo was released in 2017 by Shotgun Honey. When he isn’t writing, Max is the director of Write CY, a Nicosia-based platform for creative writing and community storytelling. At Write CY, Max teaches Story Craft, a course on short story writing, and Creative Blogging, a course in creative web content writing.