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Classes Starting the Week of June 17 & 24

Starting the Week of June 17 Adding Humor to Novels and Short Stories with Steve Shrott No Flying Body Parts: Learn to Create Realistic Fight Scenes with Jimmy Morris  Intensive: Yellow Highlighter Workshop with MM Pollard  Starting the Week of June 24 Making GMC Work for YOU with Robyn DeHart Plotting and Planning: How to Write …
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Prime Stakes by Jacqui Lipton

Elements of a Plot If you’ve ever plotted out a novel, or taken a story structure class, you’re probably familiar with the idea of working forward from the protagonist’s goal. As I (and MANY others) have said: CHARACTER + DESIRE + OBSTACLES = PLOT. If you know what your character wants more than anything else …