Pain-Free Plotting for the Creative Writer


Want to write a novel but unsure where to start? Started writing but ran out of steam after the first few chapters? Not sure what your characters are supposed to be doing? This workshop will provide you with the basic framework on which to hang your story with minimum confusion and maximum creativity. Whether you're a plotter first or prefer to write by the seat of your pants, join an award-winning multi-published fiction author and discover how to plot your story as painlessly as possible!

Westfield Penrith on Wednesday

Beginning 27/7/2022 from 19:00:00 to 21:00:00

for 6 Weeks


Topics Covered include:

1. Introductions what is your story about? Storytelling basics defining plot, structure and story Class exercise homework 2. The 4Ws of Character Goal/motivation/conflict Class exercise homework 3. The Three-Act & Six-Act Structure Beginning / Middle / End Turning points, Cause and Effect Class exercise Homework 4. Homework discussion Holding reader interest Common pitfalls

Course Outcome

By the end of this course, participants will: - have a better understanding of various popular plotting methods and how to apply them for their own purposes - have a draft of their complete basic story line plotted on a take away A3 story board

On the first session bring

pen/paper $10

Items to be purchased during the course


Special Issues To Note

NCC Code: 83WRIE322



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