8-Week Intermediate Novel Workshop
Class Begins Sunday, January 13, 2019
$495 New Student | $470 Returning
Once you’ve learned the basics of writing novels, there are still lots of tools to master to take your work to the next level. This workshop is for experienced beginners, who has already completed at least one novel manuscript and are actively pursuing publication. Open to all genres.
Topics will include the connection between world building and character, using rhetorical devices to improve your word craft, exploring different methods and systems for novel writing, revision strategies, and interactive workshopping of your story in progress. The goal is to help you level up and address common errors that keep good writers from getting published as well as learning tricks that pros use to make their prose sing.
NOTE: Students are required to purchase Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print by Renie Brownie and Dave King, which will be used to illustrate concepts explored in class.
Class size limited to 8 writers
Meets Sundays 6:30PM to 8:30PM / January 13, 2019 to March 3, 2019
Class meets at The Drawing Board at 75 & Campbell: 1900 Jay Ell Dr / Richardson, TX / 75081
Contact us HERE if you have any questions about this class.
Instructor Jaye Wells is a USA Today-bestselling author of nineteen speculative fiction books, including her most recent novel, High Lonesome Sound. She holds an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University. Learn more about Jaye at www.jayewells.com.
“Jaye Wells led a great Novel Workshop for the past 8 weeks. I'm pleased to have been part of the group that went through this and recommend her and WWD to any serious writer.”
“This was an amazing class. Jaye Wells is passionate about teaching and excellent at it as well as at writing. The intersection of those two things made this a wonderful class. She also has a knack for providing critiques that are honest and constructive in a manner that was just what I needed. I was thrilled to have an opportunity to do a 1:1 with Jaye as well.”
“The workshops are run by published authors/poets, which I really appreciate as I think the goal for most people taking these workshops is to be published. Not only are they giving you excellent information/suggestions, but they're doing so from a well of real-world publishing experience. Jaye Wells' seminar on world building was great—she not only gave us invaluable insights into the art of world building, but she also approached it from a practical standpoint, helping us to understand how to balance her suggestions with the ultimate goal of real-world publication. I highly recommend these workshops. They're an excellent value for the price.”
"I took the Novel Workshop with Jaye Wells this fall and it was extremely helpful. She shared many of her personal tips for writing, organizing, world building, plus provided articles on relevant topics. Great class. Highly recommend."