We’ve got the schedule for II made up! Anyone interested in being present via Skype, let me know, and we can get this all situated. All meetings start at 6pm EST. Inkwell Imaginings is also on Facebook, if anyone is interested in joining the group for updates.
Writing Workshop Schedule
October 25th: Character Creation and Development. A workshop to create believable heroes, villains, and supporting characters, and bring depth to your story through them.
November 8th: Outlines. A rundown on outlines, how to use them, the pros and cons, and the many ways of making use of organization and prewriting.
November 22nd: World Building. A workshop to discuss how far world building should be taken, detail levels, and creating a believable world from the ground up.
December 6th: Grammar. A crash course in basic grammar and the big “no-nos” an editor will slap you for making.
December 20th: Dialog. How to create dialog that flows naturally. No one likes reading a book and thinking, “People don’t talk like that.” Make use of dialog and what it can bring to your story.
January 3rd: Building a Scene. Bring your story to life by learning how to create a scene that’s compelling and moves your story forward. “The basic unit of fiction is not the sentence or the paragraph, but the scene.” — Unknown
January 17th: No Inkwell Imaginings due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
January 24th: Writing Flow and Style. A crash course in how to find your style and gain an ear for the flow of language in your fiction.
February 7th: Contacts, Resources, and the Publishing Industry. Learn the importance of networking, the process of submitting your fiction to various markets, and what’s expected of a writer in the world of publishing.
Any questions, email:
Kit —> firstname.lastname@example.org