The Nice Girl's Guide to Conflict with Sally Kilpatrick

Plot-Structure-GMC The Nice Girl's Guide to Conflict with Sally Kilpatrick

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  1. Characters
  2. Dialogue
  3. Structure
  4. GMC
  5. Plotting
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Class Length
2 Weeks
Whether a beginner or more seasoned, this class will teach the author to think about ways to add or enhance conflict in their stories. Primarily, conflict is a work of looking at a characters GMC--both internal and external--but this class will also explore additional strategies such as adding character secrets, examining the false beliefs that hold characters back, and when to add conflict through dialogue rather than inner monologue.

Students will learn strategies for using external characteristics to reveal inner change, and at the end of the class everyone will receive a handout with a chart that summarizes everything studied.
Class Format
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Start date
Mar 4, 2024 at 9:00 AM
End date
Mar 18, 2024 at 12:50 AM
Registration end date
Mar 7, 2024 at 12:50 AM
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Latest reviews

Loved how each lesson and exercise built on the previous one. Really helped me think through my characters' motivations and flaws, and how to translate those to conflict to move the story forward.
Great class on ways to build conflict for my characters! Sally was very responsive with her feedback as well. Highly recommend!
Sally was great and had really good insights. I was hoping for more interaction with the other class members. Helping each other think through possible conflict scenarios.