Join us for a free novel writing workshop hosted by Springfield Public Library. 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, you will learn how structure works as the framework of your story, and you’ll get tools to plan out your novel ahead of time or guide your story discovery as you go.
This event will be held on Monday, October 22, from 5:30-7:30 pm in the Springfield Public Library
What is NaNoWriMo? That’s short for National Novel Writing Month. For the month of November, participants from around the world (affectionately known as Wrimos) gather online and endeavor to write their own 50,000-word novels. It’s a month of enthusiasm, determination, and ferociously fast writing. If you enjoy a challenge, or just need a deadline, the NaNo challenge is for you! Visit the NaNoWriMo website here for more info: https://nanowrimo.org/how-it-works.
About the Instructor: 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, 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.
This free workshop is brought you by Springfield Public Library and the Springfield Library Foundation.