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Aug. 25 • 10:00-4:00 pm • $150 Advice so simple it can't possibly be right: Just tell the story. In fact, take the vast majority of writing problems -- what details are essential and which discardable, how to balance inner life against action and dialog, how to create variety among the characters, how much backstory is necessary, etc. -- none of these can be solved without getting grounded in the story you're trying to tell. David Corbett, longtime Book Passage instructor, "story whisperer," and author of The Art of Character ("A writer's bible that will lead to your character's soul") will lead students in a one-day workshop, reviewing 12-page manuscript submissions from each student and reviewing them in detail to reveal how story guides the revision process.Students must register and send manuscripts 10 days prior to class.
Start: 4:00 pm
If you had the knowledge and tools to make serious and lasting changes in your life, would you do it? If you had the chance to start over, change everything you needed to change in order to live the visions of your dreams, would you? Is it going to take a near death experience to motivate you into making the necessary changes in your life, or will you accept the challenges contained here and master your own personal expansion?Expansion Mastery ($19.95) offers you a chance at creating the life you know in your heart you were meant to experience. Can you rise up and actually participate in your life? Can you change your attitude from "just getting through another day" to fully engage your life with enthusiasm, purpose and presence? Robert Bessler helps people to live a more fully engaged life of authenticity, self-honesty, and enthusiasm through the ancient concept of Heaven, Earth and Being. He teaches unique and effective methods that re-empower and re-align people with the life they deserve while opening their heart.