Your writing is good, but how do you make it great? In this intensive workshop, bestselling novelist Brian Francis and Simon & Schuster Editorial Director Nita Pronovost give you the insider tips and tools to take your fiction writing to the next level.
The workshop will cover:
- Beats in fiction
- Characterization and exposition
- Finding your voice
- Avoiding unintentional repetition
- Points of view
- Showing, not telling
- Style and sophistication
- The role of an editor
- The acquisition process
- Book genres
- The importance of story structure
- Improving your prose
At the end of the session, you’ll have valuable insight that will not only help you become a better writer, but also help get your writing noticed by industry professionals.
What past participants have said:
“Best investment in my writing this year.”
“Thanks again for such an informative session.”
Nita Pronovost joined Simon & Schuster Canada as Editorial Director in February 2015 before becoming Vice President in April 2016. Prior to that, she worked for six years as a Senior Editor at Penguin Random House Canada, acquiring and editing fiction, non-fiction and celebrity-driven titles, including eight #1 national bestsellers in three years. Recent bestselling successes include Amy Stuart’s Still Mine, Jody Mitic’s Unflinching and Iain Reid’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things. Follow her on Twitter @nitaprose.