Master Plots and Story Structures– Fiction Workshop
Instructor: Misty Urban

When: Saturday, November 10, 2-4pm
Where: Midwest Writing Center (RIPL, 401 19th St. Rock Island, IL 61201)
Cost: $15 MWC Members, $20 for non-MWC Members, free for students

From character arcs and emotional journeys to plot lines and dramatic acts, structures underpin our stories, novels, screenplays, and creative nonfiction in a variety of ways. In this workshop we’ll discuss the kinds of structures that best hold your prose together and how to make tried-and-true story structures your own.

To register, you can use the PayPal button below; call Ryan Collins at 309-732-7330 to pay over the phone; or send a check with a note to Midwest Writing Center, c/o RIPL, 401 19th St., Rock Island, IL, 61201. Space is limited, so register today!

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Bio for Misty Urban:

Misty Urban is the author of the story collections A LESSON IN MANNERS and THE NECESSARIES as well other short stories, creative nonfiction, and medieval scholarship. She teaches at Muscatine Community College and was the recipient of the 2017 Great River Writer’s Retreat.

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This workshop is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Regional Development Authority and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.