Free Writing Workshop with Yours Truly

If you’re of a mind to hear a lot about point of view in writing, join me this Saturday in Grand Junction for an event sponsored by RMFW and the Western Slope writers.

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Sponsors
Is Your POV Slip Showing?
Presented by Chris Devlin

February 16, 2013
9:00 am to 1:00
Meeting room at: The Business Incubator Center
2591 Legacy Way, Grand Junction, CO
(Orchard Mesa) (for directions: http://www.gjincubator.org/about-us/contact-us/)

9-noon – Workshop
Noon-1:00 – business meeting and socializing
Continental breakfast provided

Is Your POV Slip Showing?
Presented by Chris Devlin

Do you get critiqued on your point of view? Confused about the difference between third person close vs. third person omniscient? Ever wonder what “wandering point of view” really means? Join writer and RMFW Contest Chair Chris Devlin for an interactive workshop on point of view. This session will cover the basics of different point of view options for your story: first person, third person omniscient, and third person close. We’ll discuss the benefits and drawbacks, including the common pitfalls in creating each type, loaded with lots of published examples. We’ll also illustrate points of view in other mediums like movies and TV, and how writers can use these perspectives to sharpen up their storytelling.
Bring the first two pages of your work-in-progress for a chance at a group critique and discussion of point of view possibilities.
Chris Devlin is a writer, blogger, and social media specialist. A long-time RMFW member active in critique groups and as a contest judge, this year she’s Contest Chair. Her novel, St. Vitus Academy: The Lazarus Rock, finaled in the Pikes Peak Writing Contest in YA paranormal. She likes to study storytelling in different mediums to find the commonality among them.
Please RSVP to: vruchhoeft@bresnan.net

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