Fiction Editing Boot Camp with Alice Osborn
Location: Online Webinar Series
Location: Online Webinar Series (Call numbers for Go To Meeting will be provided upon registration)
Two consecutive Tuesdays: July 23rd and July 30th
Time: 12 - 1:15pm
Fiction begins with the main character wanting something so badly it hurts. Your job as the writer is to make life very difficult for your main character so a fresh and inventive plot and story will emerge without cliché.
Over the course of two webinar sessions, we’ll discuss the craft of fiction, which includes point of view, setting, dialogue and figurative language. Alice will give prompts to strengthen and support your work between classes.
New and intermediate fiction writers are encouraged to attend and the class will be recorded if you can’t make the “live” workshops. A
lice is an experienced fiction book editor who has guided scores of novelists on the traditional and independent path to publication.
Alice Osborn, M.A. is the author of three books of poetry: After the Steaming Stops (Main Street Rag, 2012), Unfinished Projects (Main Street Rag, 2010) and Right Lane Ends (Catawba, 2006); she is a manuscript editor, successful blogger and powerful speaker. Alice has her MA in Rhetoric and Composition from NC State, is a former English teacher and current creative writing teacher and is the author of three books of poetry. In addition, she is also the editor of Tattoos, a short fiction anthology from Main Street Rag. Alice teaches creative writing all over the country where she uses sensory images and road-tested prompts to stimulate her students’ best work. Her work has appeared in Raleigh’s News and Observer, The Pedestal Magazine, and in numerous journals and anthologies. Visit her website at www.aliceosborn.com