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In Other Worlds... with Natalie-Nicole Bates

New for 2018 In Other Worlds... with Natalie-Nicole Bates

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Intermediate
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Category
Characters, POV, Voice, Worldbuilding
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OTHERWORLDSBATES
In Other Worlds is a four week workshop designed to teach and enlighten students about the emerging writing market of the New World Series.

Students will be introduced to the concept of writing for New World Series’. This will be presented through examples using THE ALBION, HIGHGATE NIGHTS and DARK CARNIVAL of how to develop an individualized book while working within the perimeters of an enclosed world. How to intersect characters and concepts within the world, while often working with existing characters created by other authors.

At the end of four weeks, students should have a solid knowledge of writing for an existing New Open World Series or creating a New Open World Series.
Participants will be offered a unique opportunity to submit their proposal for THE ALBION, HIGHGATE NIGHTS or DARK CARNIVAL to Leap of Faith Publishing for possible publishing."
Syllabus
Simply put, an open world is a series of books written about a particular fictional world. The stories all take place within this world, and interconnect in some way, either a little or a lot.

Content Breakdown by Session:

Week One:
Introduction to In Other Worlds.
The concept of a New Open World Series will be introduced.
What is a New World Series?
Examples of a New Open World Series
What makes a New Open World Series different from a regular book series.

Week Two:
Writing for an existing New Open World Series.
The expectations of the publisher.
Weaving your own characters and situations into an existing New Open World.
Looking at examples of existing New Open World Series including THE ALBION, HIGHGATE NIGHTS and DARK CARNIVAL.

Week Three:
Flex Your Imagination
Creating your own New Open World Series for self or group publication.
From developing the new world to creating an array of interesting inhabitants of your new world.

Week Four:
To Market, to Market
Current opportunities will be discussed for writing for current submission call outs, including proposal writing tips.
Students will be encouraged to try their hand at writing a proposal for an existing call out or developing their own New Open World.

Expected Outcome:
At the end of four weeks, students should have a solid knowledge of writing for an existing New Open World Series or creating a New Open World Series.
Participants will be offered a unique opportunity to submit their proposal for THE ALBION, HIGHGATE NIGHTS or DARK CARNIVAL to Leap of Faith Publishing for possible publishing.
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