Workshop Materials

Dancing in the Dark: Using Place & Choreography in Scene Development, by Jeff Baker

  • Full Google Slides Presentation can be found here.

How to “Get More” Out of Any Literature, by Gary Lawrence 

Out of the Bathtub: Plotting, Conflict, and Pacing, by Jeff Baker

  • Full Google Slides Presentation can be found here.

How to Make Your Stories Move (Better), by Gary Lawrence

The Art of Syntax, or How to Write a Sexy Sentence, by Jayme Cook 

  • Google Slides presentation can be found here.

Near & Far: Point of View, Distance, & Immediacy, by Jeff Baker

  • Full Public Prezi slides can be found here.

Characterization: Populating Your World with Realistic People, by Mark Broeske

Flash Fiction, by Gary Lawrence 

  • Presentation Materials
  • Story List (links unavailable due to copyright restrictions
    • “August Evening”, by Joyce Carol Oates
    • “How to Touch a Bleeding dog”, by Rod Kessler
    • “Sandy”, by Brian Doyle
    • “The Stones”, by Richard Shelton
    • “Chapter VII”, by Ernest Hemingway, from In Our Time

Managing Time in Fiction, by Gary Lawrence 

Dealing with Dialogue, by Jeff Baker

  • Full Public Prezi slides can be found here.

Writer’s Block, by Gary Lawrence

  • Full creative essay found here.