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Writing 101 with Grant Blackwood

  • July 14, 2020
  • August 04, 2020
  • 4 sessions
  • July 14, 2020, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM (MDT)
  • July 21, 2020, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM (MDT)
  • July 28, 2020, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM (MDT)
  • August 04, 2020, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM (MDT)
  • on-line


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Class meets weekly on Tuesdays from 1-2pm starting July 14

This series will take the aspiring author from discovering and developing story ideas through the outlining process. The goal of this program is to give writers immediately-applicable tools and techniques to tackle their dream of writing a novel.

Week 1: How to think like a writer; story idea exploration and discovery

Week 2: Defining plot versus story; honing story ideas into premise lines

Week 3: Developing a blueprint of your story.

Week 4: Turning your story blueprint into a living, breathing novel.


Photo credit: Julie Blackwood

This class will be taught by Grant Blackwood, The New York Times bestselling author of the Briggs Tanner series, (The End of EnemiesThe Wall of Night, and An Echo of War). Mr. Blackwood is also the co-author of the Fargo Adventure Series (Spartan GoldLost Empire, and The Kingdom) with Clive Cussler, as well as the co-author of the #1 NYT bestseller, Dead or Alive, with Tom Clancy, and the new thriller, The Kill Switch, with James Rollins.

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