Establishing the Foundations of Your Creative Life  

Saturday, January 19 from 1-5 pm & Sunday, January 20, 9-1pm
An introduction to the cognitive foundations of learning, reading, story-telling, and creativity; then translate that knowledge into habits that increase the speed of learning and result in solid, practical foundations and support for long-term gains. The class will also include story analysis methods that will help establish solid habits.
Other fun perks:
  • Saturday night dinner and social event.
  • Healthy snacks.
  • Easy travel in and out of Eugene.
  • Private Facebook Group to stay connected between seminars.
Get the “Try-it-we-know-you’ll-like-it” discount! Enter the code: WRITEGOOD2019 when registering and save $100 on the January seminar.

2019 Seminar Series Schedule

Saturdays 1-5pm, Sunday 9-1pm
  • Jan 19-20: Establishing the Foundations of Your Creative Life
  • Feb 16-17: Creating and Finding Ideas: Where to Find Them and How to Use Them
  • Mar 16-17: Developing Deep Drivers for Characters
  • Apr 6-7: Creating and Managing the Building Blocks of Scene by Using ED ACE
  • May 18-19: Building Six-Layered Scenes and Combining Those Layers.
  • June 22-23: Controlling Story and Theme
  • July 20-21: Developing Story-Top-down and Bottom-up
  • Aug 17-18: Manifesting Character in Text: Voice, Tone, Distance, Subjectivity, and more.
  • Sept 14-15: Managing Multiple POV Construction
  • Oct 12-13: Building Nested Structures and Push-Pop Plots
  • Nov 9-10: Exploiting the Existing Text
  • Dec 7-8: Revising to Sell

Five full writing days with a cohort of like-minded writers on the Oregon coast? 
Yes, please!
Details coming soon!