Saturday February 13, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PST
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Saratoga Ballroom, Biltmore Hotel & Suites 
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Debbie Mekler 

Michael Hauge Story Mastery Workshop 

During this special, all-day seminar, Michael will present his unique approach to creating compelling stories for film and fiction. He will show the most powerful methods for eliciting emotion in your readers and audiences through story concept, plot structure, character development and theme.

Michael will then reveal his proven method for getting the people in power to read your manuscript or screenplay.

You will learn:

  • The primary goal of all story
  • Turning plot structure from a complicated concept into a simple, powerful tool you can easily apply to every story
  • The power of desire, need, longing and destiny
  • The essential conflict all characters must face
  • Novel structure vs. movie structure
  • The single key to creating character arc and theme
  • The secret to creating unique, believable and fulfilling love stories
  • The most effective process for adapting novels into film
  • The single biggest mistake writers make while pitching their work
  • The key components of a powerful pitch

If you want to elevate your screenplays and novels to the highest possible level, this event is a must.

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Ballroom will be setup classroom style and power outlets will be availiable.

A block of discounted rooms at the Biltmore are available. Hotel information will be sent once registration has been confirmed. Reservations must be made before 5PM PST on January 29, 2016 in order to receive discount.

Cancellation policy for workshop: Full refund will be granted to cancellation notices received 48 hours in advance of the workshop. Half of the workshop fee will be refunded 24-47 hours in advance of workshop. No refunds granted thereafter.

Registration will close on Thursday, February 11th at midnight. We cannot accept walkins for this event.