Thursday, July 27
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Come together on Zoom to watch a short video on Kanopy then work on a piece of writing in a small group setting! You may watch the video on your own ahead of time or watch it with the group.
You may register for a free account on Kanopy with your own library card.
Register with firstname.lastname@example.org to get the Zoom link — please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!
Writing great fiction isn’t a gift reserved for a talented few – the craft of storytelling can be learned. Even if you don’t dream of penning the next Moby-Dick, you’ll enjoy exploring the elements of fiction. A wealth of exercises will get you writing so that you can practice the many techniques you learn. From evoking a scene to charting a plot, this course is a master class in storytelling. Shift your attention from building characters to figuring out what they should say. Get an overview of the nuts and bolts of dialogue, from the rules of punctuation to the way writers use dialogue tags to add clarity to a conversation. See how what a character says can create meaning and evoke mood.