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Saturday, April 6 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
6J: The Inside/Outside Story: Balancing Character Emotion & Story Action FULL
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In this session, you’ll learn to balance crafting compelling characters with choosing fresh plot lines, manipulating pacing, and highlighting setting in ways that support the central action and themes of your stories. Yet Robert Olen Butler has said that “in the most exciting literary works, internal conflict runs parallel to, or resonates through, some larger conflict in the external world." In other words, the writer must capture the interaction between the inside story and the outside story forming a uniquely propulsive narrative.

In this session, you’ll learn how to balance crafting compelling characters with choosing fresh plot lines, manipulate pacing, and highlight setting in ways that support the central action and themes of your stories.

Presenters
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Lynne Griffin

Author, GIRL SENT AWAY
Lynne Reeves Griffin is the author of the novels Girl Sent Away (SixOneSeven Books), Sea Escape (Simon & Schuster), and Life Without Summer (St Martins Press), and the nonfiction guides Let’s Talk About It: Adolescent Mental Health (SixOneSeven Books), and Negotiation Generation... Read More →


Saturday April 6, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Tremont Room - 4th Floor

Attendees (63)