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Making a Scene – A Prose Workshop with Kurt Caswell

Most of us understand that making a scene is not what you want to do when you’re in a grocery store or on an airplane. But in both fiction and nonfiction writing, good scene-making is fundamental to good storytelling. But what is a scene, and how do you make or write one? In this generative class, we’ll study a simple formula for scene writing, and practice it toward the completion of one or more stories or essays, novels or books of nonfiction. Come prepared to write dialogue, description, action, and your characters’ deepest darkest thoughts.

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