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WRITERS WORKSHOP: Craft Powerful, Compelling Stories One Scene at a Time

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Author Jordan E. Rosenfeld takes writers through the fundamentals of strong scene construction and explains how other essential fiction-writing techniques, such as character, plot, and dramatic tension, must function within the framework of individual scenes in order to provide substance and structure to the overall story.

09:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:00 am Workshop begins
Noon Lunch
03:30 pm Workshop ends

Early Bird Pricing (by 11.13)

• SBW member $49

• Non-member $57

Sleepy Bird Price (after 11.13 and at door)

• SBW member $59

• Non-member $67

Students, with ID, anytime $29

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About Jordan E. Rosenfeld
Jordan E. Rosenfeld learned early on that people prefer a storyteller to a know-it-all. She channeled any Hermione-esque tendencies into a career as a writing coach, editor and freelance journalist and saves the Tall Tales for her novels. She earned her MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and is the author of the novel Forged in Grace, and the writing books, Make A Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time (Writer’s Digest Books) and Write Free! Attracting the Creative Life with Rebecca Lawton (BeijaFlor Books). Jordan’s essays and articles have appeared in such publications as, Publisher’s Weekly, The San Francisco Chronicle, The St. Petersburg Times, The Writer and Writer’s Digest magazine. Her book commentaries have appeared on The California Report, a news-magazine produced by NPR-affiliate KQED radio. She lives in Northern California with her Superhero-obsessed son, Psychologist husband, and their tuxedo cat, Elvert.