Three Saturdays: June 4, 11, 18, from 10 a.m. to noon. ET Online Class.
Who is telling the story to whom affects everything about a work of fiction, from the style and tone to the progression of its plot. T This class will take a deep dive into the complexities of point of view, using the workshop leader’s book on the subject, which moves beyod, and participants will have an opportunity to have samples of their own fiction analyzed for point of view choices.
Three Saturdays: June 4, 11, 18, from 10 a.m. to noon. ET Online Class
June 4: Overview and first paragraphs (setting up point of view efficiently), read Ch. 1 & 2
June 11: Learning the difference between omniscient and third person limited, read Ch. 3 & 4
June 18: First person, read Ch. 5
Who Says? Mastering Point of View in Fiction, Lisa Zeidner (9780393356113)
Lisa Zeidner is the author of five novels, most recently Love Bomb, and two books of poems, one of which won the Brittingham Prize in poetry. She is also a screenwriter and the author of the craft book Who Says? Mastering Point of View in Fiction. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, Salon, and other publications. She teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Rutgers–Camden and lives in Cherry Hill, NJ.
REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.