Course Detail: Novel Writing: Fiction or Memoir
Award-winning author and college educator Kathryn Mattingly will introduce you to the art of novel writing. Explore the essential building blocks for the fiction book or memoir you might wish to pen one day. Plot, setting, theme, characterization, point of view and dialogue will all be covered. What is the heroes' journey and how does a writer weave a tale into a page-turning best seller? Be prepared to be inspired to write that novel you've been putting off. Understanding (and applying) these basics is the first step. This class is for anyone wondering where and how to begin, having already started and in need of input, or having finished a first draft and ready to revise. Bring a snack and a laptop.