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When: Saturday, July 27th 2019 @ 9am-2pm

Where: AllWriters' Workplace and Workshop
234 Brook Street Unit 2

Cost: $95

20190727 9:00am 20190727 9:00am America/Chicago Treasure Ho! Mapping Your Way to Story https://www.downtownwaukesha.com/events/treasure-ho-mapping-your-way-to-story/ AllWriters' Workplace and Workshop 234 Brook Street Unit 2

This July 27th, AllWriters’ Workplace & Workshop Brings You: Treasure Ho! Mapping Your Way to Story

You meet your screen with a determined gaze. The blank page stares back. You blink first. Writing is always a challenge, especially so when we’re unsure where to start or where we’ll head next. Discovery writing—or storytelling without an outline—can certainly lead us and our characters to marvelous adventures, but it can, for some, make writing an overwhelming task.

The good news? There’s a map to guide you and your characters to the story you seek—if you’re patient enough to find it before setting off on your writerly quest.

In these sessions, attendees will have the chance to shed their fear of the blank page by developing a fresh narrative concept and applying it to one of the classic plot structure models storytellers have been using for centuries. Then, equipped with a map to lead our characters from their ordinary world and to the treasure they long for, we’ll get granular with our approach, zooming into the scene-by-scene level so the next time we meet the blank page, there’ll be no question of who—or what—will blink first.

R.R. CAMPBELL is an author, editor, and the founder of the Writescast Network, a podcast collective for writers, by writers. His debut novel, Accounting for It All, was released in November 2018 with NineStar Press, and the first three installments of his epic EMPATHY sci-fi saga are slated for publication throughout 2019. He has also been published in Five:2:One Magazine’s #thesideshow, Erotic Review, and with National Journal Writing Month.

r.r. lives in Madison, Wisconsin with his wife Lacey and their cats, Hashtag and Rhaegar. You can find him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook as @iamrrcampbell.

rrcampbellwrites.com | accountingforitall.com | empathynovel.com | writescast.net

At AllWriters’, we strive to bring you the best! Several times a year, we offer a Celebrity Saturday, which brings in a better-known, better-published author to work with you for one intensive day. Celebrity Saturday authors have included Jane Hamilton, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Michael Perry, A. Manette Ansay, Marilyn Taylor, Ellen Kort, and many, many more!

Celebrity Saturdays are a great chance to broaden your knowledge of what it takes to be successful and to learn from writers who are already knee deep in an author’s life. r.r.campbell’s workshop will be held on Saturday, July 27th, 2019. This event runs from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and costs just $95, which includes a lunch catered by Waukesha’s own Café de Art!

AllWriters’ Workplace and Workshop offers on-site and online writing courses in all genres and abilities of creative writing, as well as coaching, editing, and marketing services. A schedule of classes, with online registration, is available at www.allwritersworkshop.com or by calling (262) 446-0284. AllWriters’ is located at 234 Brook Street, Unit 2, in historic downtown Waukesha, as featured in Milwaukee’s Journal Sentinel.

 

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