T104 | From First to Final Draft | Lou-Ellen Barkan

Tuesdays 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. | Six Sessions on Zoom - 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27

Limit: 10


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We all have stories to share, including that one special story we've been meaning to get down on paper. But what makes a great story? Whether fiction or non-fiction, whether comedy or drama, we all connect with strong characters and compelling plots. In this workshop-style course, participants will use the art and craft of storytelling to transform their story into one that connects with readers. As participants work, from first to final draft, we will review the basics of storytelling, share and gently critique each other's work and, at the last session, explore opportunities for publication. The world is waiting for our stories. Let's start here!

Lou-Ellen Barkan retired after careers on Wall Street, in NYC government and as a not-for-profit CEO.  She holds a BA, Summa Cum Laude from Hunter College and an MA from Columbia University/Teacher's College. She writes for her own pleasure and, hopefully, for others. Her work can be found athttps://www.clippings.me/users/lebarkan

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