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Vancouver: Plot This! How to Use Story Structure to Write Your Story with Daryll Lynne Evans
March 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Plot This! How to Use Story Structure to Write Your Story
People, like novels, come in every shape and size, yet no two are exactly alike. But peel back the cover—the skin—and you’ll find that everyone has a remarkably similar skeleton that gives us our shape and structure. Novels (and memoir and short stories!), whatever the genre, also share a skeletal framework called story structure. In this workshop, we’ll examine the elements of three-act structure and the Hero’s Journey, both in terms of structuring your story during the creation process, and how to use these “bones” of story structure as tools in the revision process.
About Daryll Lynne Evans
Daryll Lynne Evans began her writing career as a playwright with the Performing Arts Conservatory in Colorado, where she also taught theatre and playwriting to youth. She has an MFA in fiction from Purdue University and there taught creative writing and worked with Sycamore Review. She has presented writing workshops as part of the Loose Leaf Writing Series in Indiana, the Mid-Valley chapter of Willamette Writers in Eugene, and has been a presenter at Wordcrafters, Willamette Writers, and South Coast Writers conferences. She directs Wordcrafters in Eugene and writes novels, short fiction, and screenplays.