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Prepare your novel just in time for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) with this novel plotting class on Monday, October 21 at 5:30pm! Whether you’re a plotter or a pantser, this fast-paced plotting mashup gives you more than a mere outline. Using Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, 3-act structure, and a screen-writing card trick, participants will learn how structure works as the framework of their story, and receive tools to plan out their novel ahead of time or guide their story discovery as they go.

Instructor Daryll Lynne Evans began her writing career as a playwright with the Performing Arts Conservatory in Colorado, where she also taught theatre and play writing to youth. She has an MFA in fiction from Purdue University, where she taught creative writing and worked with Sycamore Review. She has taught writing workshops as part of the Loose Leaf Writing Series in Indiana, and for the Mid-Valley chapter of Willamette Writers in Eugene, and had been a presenter at Wordcrafters, Willamette Writers, and South Coast Writers conferences. She directs Wordcrafters in Eugene.

Each month, the Springfield Public Library hosts a free writing workshop for the public, presented by Wordcrafters in Eugene. All are welcome to join the free writing workshops. Adult library events are made possible by a sponsorship from the Springfield Public Library Foundation.

All events are free and open to the public.

What: Plot Your Novel at the Springfield Public Library

When:  5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Monday, October 21

Where:  Springfield Public Library, 225 5th St, Springfield OR 97477

Additional Information: Mark Riddle, 541-726-2238, mriddle@springfield-or.gov

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