October 26-28, 2018 | Pasadena, CA

A Recipe For Disaster: The Four High Stakes Elements Every Character Needs

In real life, we should be nice and kind to the people we love. In fiction, we must make things as complicated and complex as possible to keep readers on their toes. This workshop will address four key elements that keep tension and stakes high in any story, and show you how to wield them in the plot, the scene, and within your characters. Beginning or Intermediate level (beginners may find they’re learning ‘up’ but it will still be helpful, and intermediate writers will just go deeper into their craft).