Girl Scouts - Novelist Workshop Seniors

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Time: 09:30 AM
Course Length: The workshop includes a 1 hour break from 12-1pm. Downtown Fullerton with its huge variety of restaurants is in walking distance.
Experience Required: none
Class Size: up to 10
Price: $60



Deconstruct a Novel 

Discuss how to deconstruct a novel – what makes a good novel?  Look at main components such as plot and character development

How to read like an editor – what to look for, suggestions for revision


Create Great Character

What makes a great character?

How to develop a great character

Think of a character to create, create a character profil. 

Develop character – what do they look like, what is their body language, how do they sound?

Christine will assist students with in depth character development


 Develop a Plot


Read a writing example and discuss how the plot develops

What drives the plot?  Character-driven?  Action-driven? 

Consider a plot to develop – students begin to create an outline for their own writing


Write At Least 20 Pages

Using the plot development already started, create scenes to include in their own writing of at least 20 pages



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Artist Bio - Christine Granillo

Christine Granillo received her BA in English at California State University, Fullerton in 2007.  Her poetry has been featured in an art exhibit and has future plans to publish her writing.  She is currently working towards her Masters Degree in English to pursue a career as a college English teacher.  

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artside studio is located in the historic Magoski Arts Colony in downtown Fullerton, California

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