Fiction Writing Workshop with Felix Giordano
Registration $95.00 in Advance (online) - Six Sessions
This workshop consists of six sessions to be held in The Packing House. Each session is scheduled on Saturday morning from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Workshop dates are as follows:
- Session-1: October 21st
- Session-2: October 28th
- Session-3: November 4th
- Session-4: November 11th
- Session-5: December 2nd
- Session-6: December 9th
Maximum number of workshop participants - 12. Please check the website for any changes or cancellations.
This course, intended for those who have had previous writing experience, will focus on short story writing, novels, and novellas. Aspiring writers are most welcome, as are those who have a current project in various stages of completion. We will use the Iowa Writing Workshop approach to facilitate critiques and commentary constructive to the writer’s work and goals.
Students should bring enough copies (max of 12) of their writing project (no more than 10 double-spaced pages) with them to the first class. The other students will receive these copies and bring them home for critique where they will then be the subject for group discussion at the next class. This will be the weekly class format for the remainder of the course.
Finding and recognizing your voice, outlining, structuring the plot, establishing the story arc, giving your characters depth and roundness, evoking the scene through description and detail, experimenting with points of view, and rewriting beginnings and endings are ongoing issues for exploration throughout the course as will any other pertinent topics that may evolve during class time.
About the Author:
Instructor: Felix F. Giordano is the successful self-published, award winning, internationally best-selling author of the Jim Buchanan Novels Series. His first two books, Montana Harvest (2015) and Mystery at Little Bitterroot (2016) have achieved more than 1.1 million Kindle Edition Normalized Pages Read and have sold more than 4,000 copies. His most recent novel, The Killing Zone (2017) was just published this April. His books are available on Amazon in paperback, Kindle, and Audible versions.