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|B A Binns, Miranda Paul, Chris Raschka, Laura Park|
Thanks you so much for the great workshop. In the car on the way home, I figured out how to solve a major problem with one of my short stories, thanks to some of the things you said. - Mary Driver-Thiel
Week 1This is a four week class and will include homework assignments. The target Audience is beginner and intermediate writers and anyone interested in about adding diversity and multicultural elements to their writing.
What is diversity/multiculturalism? (It may not be what you think) Why is it important to writers/readersWeek 2
Write what you know - good advice that may not mean what you think it does
Taking ourselves out of the story, putting the character inWeek 3
Introducing your characters and settings to your readers. Sometimes the hardest work happens at the start.
Backstory - Getting to the heart and soul of a characterWeek 4
Final touches & Resources Keeping it together, revision and editing and keeping things real