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  1. Kate McMurray

    Craft Writing Vivid Settings with Kate McMurray

    Setting is often treated as just window dressing, but it can inform every part of a story, right down to plotting and pacing and how characters speak and behave. In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to turn Generic Town, USA, into a living, breathing place that your characters inhabit. We’ll...
  2. Kate McMurray

    Craft Plot Beats and Novel Planning with Kate McMurray

    So you want to plan a novel. Are you more of a pantser? Are you allergic to outlines? Don’t know where to start? Just need a little help? Have no fear! Every novel has a few basic components. First, we’ll look at plot beats, the basic building blocks of a story, and think about ways to plan...