March 24, 2012
CONTACT: Michelle Parker-Rock, Regional Advisor SCBWI AZ
University of Phoenix Main Campus, Tempe, Arizona 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
SCBWI Arizona Presents
Multi-Layered Plot Lines and the 7 Essential Elements of Scene:
A Plot Intensive, Universal Story and Scene Tracker Workshop
for Writers of Children's, Middle Grade and YA Fiction and Creative Nonfiction
With Martha Alderson
[Also applicable for writers of adult fiction, memorrs, and screenplays.]
March 24, 2012
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
University of Phoenix Main Campus
1625 W. Fountainhead Pkwy
Tempe, Arizona 85282
For writers with 1) a final draft who want to double check that their story is ready for submission 2) or for those who want analyze a Work-in-Progress 3) or those who wish to develop an idea that has been percoloating. This hands-on workshop will help you push aside the words of your story to view the plot in its entirety and track your scenes side-by-side from beginning to end. Participants will deepen and expand their stories and ideas by developing a personalized Plot Planner and Scene Tracker for their individual projects.
BRING: Completed manuscript/Work-in-Progress/Ideas and a brown bag lunch. There will be a working lunch. Beverages and snacks provided.
REGISTRATION: Space is limited. Registration ends when spaces are filled.
Registrations will be processed on a first come, first received basis. SCBWI AZ is not responsible for non-received items.There will be no refunds unless the event is canceled by SCBWI AZ. SCBWI AZ reserves the right to cancel the event due to insufficient registrations.
Email inquires to Michelle Parker-Rock, RegionalAdvisor@scbwi-az.org.
Martha Alderson, the Plot Whisperer, combines what she knows about how people learn after more than twenty years of working with thousands of writers and analyzing hundreds of novels, memoirs and screenplays. Her clients include bestselling authors, writing teachers, fiction editors, and Hollywood movie directors. Alderson is the author of THE PLOT WHISPERER, BLOCKBUSTER PLOTS PURE AND SIMPLE and the BLOCKBUSTER PLOTS SCENE TRACKER KIT. She is also the founder of the award-winning blog The Plot Whisperer: http://plotwhisperer.com. For more: http://plotwhisperer.com
The University of Phoenix Main Campus is conveniently located in Tempe, Arizona near Highway10 and Highway 60 - approximately 15 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, and 90 minutes from both Tucson and Prescott, AZ.
From Highway 10: Exit Broadway East; go South on 55th Street; Campus is on the west.
From Highway 60: Exit Priest North; go West on Fountainhead Parkway; Follow Circle continued West; Campus on the S.W.
Check MapQuest or Google Maps for more details.
Ample parking in the Parking Structure adjacent to the University of Phoenix building.
RETURN REGISTRATION FORM with PAYMENT to:
Plot and Scene Workshop
P O Box 26384
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
Download Registration Form at www.scbwi-az.org/Events
or Cut and Paste Form Below.
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Arizona
Plot and Scene Workshop
Saturday, March 24, 2012
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[*Proof of Membership: Please include a photocopy of your current membership card as proof of membership. You may also log into www.scbwi.org - click on Membership Renewal and then print a copy of the page that shows your membership expiration date.]
Early Bird Rates must be POSTMARKED by March 1, 2012
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NON-MEMBER Early Bird Rate: $129.00 ________
Later Bird Rates POSTMARKED after March 1, 2012
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NON-MEMBER Later Bird Rate: $155.00 ___
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