Learn about the Three C’s: The Clock, the Crucible, and The Contract with author John Reed. Registration for this workshop open now!


This stand alone class covers all the basic aspects of story and applies to both short stories and novels. We’ll discuss spicing up your story with the “Three Cs”: The Clock, The Crucible, and The Contract.
We’ll learn how to determine where the story starts, when to enter the complication, we’ll talk about the need for rising action, what happens in the climax and what defines the story’s resolution.
A number of in-class exercises and a series of handouts will be provided.
Wednesday May 30, 6-8 pm
Wordcrafters Workshop, 438 Charnelton, Eugene
Cost $49*

This course is appropriate for writers of all levels and skill.
*Sign up for the entire Summer Six-Pack and save an additional $20 on this workshop! Click here for more information. 


About John Reed
John Reed Author PhotoJohn Reed’s years as an Army Intelligence officer have given him more than enough background for his four espionage novels: Thirteen MountainDark Forest, Shadow White as Stone and The Kingfisher’s Call.  His unforgettable characters and tension-filled plots are testament to his skill as a master storyteller.
John is a sought-after presenter at writers conferences on the west coast and Mexico. He also conducts the legendary Pirate Workshop at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. His poetry has appeared in more than 50 literary magazines and journals. He has a master’s degree in Communications and is a member of the International Thriller Writers. John lives and writes in Eugene Oregon.
Follow him on-line at www.johnreedbooks.com.