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What’s in a Scene?

Friday, August 4, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
St. Helen’s B

Eric Witchey, award-winning writer and author of Bull’s Labyrinth, will lead this seminar on the nature and function of scenes as the dramatic building block for dramatic fiction. The fast-paced seminar will explore types of scenes, internal structures of scenes, how the reader perceives scene while reading, and how to turn a competent scene into a masterful, deeply moving experience for you audience. Writers of all levels of development will walk away with immediately useful tools and techniques.


Eric Witchey

Eric Witchey is known for his ability to teach clear, useable skills that allow students to create saleable fiction. His seminars and classes grow out of his experience teaching at two universities, a community college, countless conferences, and many private seminars. Working in multiple genres, he has sold over 100 short stories and four novels into national and international markets. Writers of the Future, New Century Writers, Writers Digest, the Eric Hoffer Award Program, Short Story America, the Irish Aeon Awards, and a number of other organizations have honored his work. His how-to articles have appeared in The Writer Magazine, Writer’s Digest Magazine, and other print and on-line magazines.