Saturday, October 16th, 2021
Hosted via Zoom • 10:30am-12:30pm PT • $80
Structure is the scaffolding for story. In this class, you will learn the structure that American readers are most familiar with and that populates the publishing world. While it's important to understand the standard structure, we will consider other types of scaffolding which might be more fitting for your story. I'll provide examples of such constructions as the episodic, the crot, thematic juxtaposition, imagistic juxtaposition, and the lyrical, to name a few. You'll broadly outline structural possibilities for your story-in-progress.
Nina Schuyler is the author of The Translator, which won the 2014 Next Generation Indie Award for General Fiction and was shortlisted for the Saroyan International Writing Award. Her first novel, The Painting, was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award and named a Best Book by the San Francisco Chronicle. She's also the author of the bestseller, How to Write Stunning Sentences.