Writing Intense Emotion without Melodrama

Presented by Writespace at Writespace, Houston TX

Aug 17
Writing Intense Emotion without Melodrama

We all are guilty of a little literary excess, so what better way to work it out of our writing than with fellow writers in a supportive environment?

Sometimes when we portray significant moments in stories, we get carried away with the energy of our mental passion, slipping into excessive descriptions of characters, setting, and dialogue and overwhelming our readers in the process.

In this workshop, we’ll look at ways to retain both passion and momentum without crushing our readers with the weight of heavy sentences and voluminous scenes that can ruin the joy of great storytelling. We’ll examine works from writers whose descriptions have caused us to yearn, groan, weep and laugh without unwarranted sensationalism, and then look out

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ADMISSION INFO

PRICE: Early-Bird until Monday, August 12th: $45 for members, $60 for non-members. After Monday, August 12th: $55 for members, $70 for non-members. Become a member here. Scholarships available here.

Email: write@writespacehouston.org

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 17, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

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2000 Edwards St., Studio 208, Houston, TX 77007

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