[NEW] Crime Writing Online Workshop

£195.00

  • Level: Intermediate / Advanced
  • For writers who want to elevate their crime writing
  • Learn how to jump start a new crime story
  • Discover a more authentic voice in your story
  • 4个累积研讨会,每一个建立在前一个,所以你可以开发自己的项目

Next date: Starts Saturday 19th March for 4 consecutive Saturdays, 16:00 – 20:00 UK time
Venue: Online Interactive

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Crime stories have a dedicated audience that guarantees a significant return. Writing a crime story that is believable demands an understanding of the trope, as well as the scientific and medical facts. 请注意:你可能会发现写作犯罪工作坊中描述的场景和情况令人不安.

The Crime Writing Workshops are for:

  • 所有犯罪小说的作者:惊悚小说,悬疑小说,悬疑小说,程序小说,犯罪剧,温馨小说.
  • Writers who want to elevate their crime writing.
  • Writers who want to jump start a new crime story
  • Writers who want to be more authentic in their voice and storytelling.
  • Writers who want their stories critiqued under the lens of a professional crime writer

About the Crime Writing Workshops

These four workshops are presented live online with Zoom. Each workshop is four hours long with a short break at the midpoint. 这些内容将被存档,并在课程交付后30天内以视频点播的形式提供给学员.

这4个研讨会以一个累积包的形式呈现,每个研讨会都是在前一个研讨会的基础上构建的,这样您就可以从事和开发自己的项目.

 

Workshop 1 – Build Your Case File Workshop – 4 hours

Crime dramas, mysteries, and procedurals are a staple in our entertainment diet. Netflix. Amazon. Hulu. 你可以 find a crime show any hour of the day or night, across the globe!

From to Stranger Things to True Detective to Mind Hunter, there truly is a crime story out there for everyone. But great crime stories don’t just happened. They are highly engineered. And Hollywood knows how to kill it (pun intended)!

This workshop offers professional tips, advice, and practices for penning your most compelling crime story to date—for page or screen. 获得犯罪和神秘小说写作的基本原则,这将帮助你增强情感把握, intrigue, suspense, and thrill of your next project – whether short story, novel, film, TV or other media platform!

Learn the essential elements needed to structure a nail-biting crime drama, go deeper into character development, and build successful and suspenseful evidence trails.

本研讨会的目标是在此基础上建立一个可靠的案例文件,可以立即应用到您当前的在制品中, or emerging project.

Prerequisites:

  • Come to workshop with at least ONE of the following for your crime story project:
    ideas, logline, outline, first draft, chapters, full manuscript—or anywhere in between.
  • View the movie Prisoners
  • View the first episode of Mind Hunter
  • Read A Study in Scarlet by Conan Doyle

What You’ll Gain:

  • Ways to take your story from ordinary to exceptional.
  • The basic ingredients you need in any crime story.
  • Professional writing tips Hollywood writers use to create bingeable drama.
  • How to authenticate forensic science and crime scene investigation.
  • 11 crime story types & which one’s best for you
  • 6 types of evidence to create solid clue trails
  • 4 forms of love to raise the stakes
  • 10 story tropes to elevate tension and suspense
  • 4 most common structures used to tell a crime story
  • Tips on where to hide the bodies

This workshop is for:

  • 所有犯罪小说的作者:惊悚小说,悬疑小说,悬疑小说,程序小说,犯罪剧,温馨小说.
  • Writers who want to elevate their crime writing.
  • Writers who want to jump start a new crime story
  • Writers who want to be more authentic in their voice and storytelling.
  • Writers who want to test out the crime/mystery genre.
  • Writers who are having trouble making their manuscript stand out.Writers who want to gain a competitive edge.
  • Writers who want to elevate their crime writing.
  • Writers who have any stage of a crime story – from idea to draft.

Workshop 2 – Crime Case Studies & The Sweet 16 – 4 hours

在这个犯罪写作工作坊(2)中,你将深入研究三个犯罪故事案例. 你将继续建立你的案件档案和你的项目,通过甜蜜的16 -密集, comprehensive exercise that moves you deeper into your story and hero. Sweet 16作业表将在工作坊期间发给您,并在工作坊3前完成.

Prerequisites:

  • Complete Workshop 1 in person.
  • Complete a case study file based on Workshop 1 content.
  • View the movie Prisoners
  • View the first episode of Mind Hunter
  • Read A Study in Scarlet by Conan Doyle

What you’ll gain:

  • A deeper understanding of crime story structure and plotting.
  • Create a memorable, stand out protagonist.
  • Work with the Sweet 16 to move your story into deeper, more complex territory.
  • Discover ways to move your idea, manuscript, or rewrite to a more competitive level.

This workshop is for:

  • Writers who have taken Workshop 1 & 2; and created a case file for their story.
  • Writers looking to sharpen and elevate their crime writing skills.
  • Writers who want to jump start a new crime story.
  • Writers who are having trouble making their story stand out.
  • Writers who want to gain a competitive edge.
  • Writers who are serious about taking their story to the next level.
  • Writers who are able and willing to work in a group setting to give and take notes.

Workshop 3 – Crime Writers Room – 4 hours

在工作坊2的基础上,你可以为你的犯罪故事构建框架,并在小组中进行工作坊,以获得建设性的反馈. Be able to pitch and talk about your story in a group setting and receive feedback. In this workshop, we will work together in a writer’s room style with a maximum of 4 writers per/room, to give and take notes on your individual project. im体育官网的目标是离开作家室工作室,准备编写一个强大的、结构良好的项目.

Prerequisites:

  • Complete Workshops 1 & 2.
  • Build a case file.
  • Complete The Sweet 16 worksheet.
  • 为你的项目准备一张纸,你可以在研讨会前与小组成员分享. This should include title, logline, paragraph protagonist description, and beginning, middle, end story beats focused on the hero’s journey (think Synder’s 15 beats).

What you’ll gain:

  • Obtain valuable feedback on your project.
  • Identify strengths and pitfalls in your story.
  • Brainstorm story solutions.
  • Create a clearer vision for your project.
  • Get your story questions and concerned addressed.
  • Make creative connections with workshop partners.
  • Writers room/writers group experience.
  • Get story support, encouragement, and community.

This workshop is for:

  • Writers who have taken Workshop 1, 2 & 3; created a case file for their story, completed the Sweet 16 Worksheet, and created a one-page pitch sheet.
  • Writers looking to gain constructive feedback on their project.
  • Writers willing to provide other writers with constructive feedback on projects.
  • Writers looking to sharpen and elevate their crime writing skills.
  • Writers who want to jump start a new crime story.
  • Writers who are having trouble making their story stand out.
  • Writers who want to gain a competitive edge.
  • Writers who are serious about taking their story to the next level.
  • Writers who are able and willing to work in a group setting to give and take notes.

Workshop 4 – Next Steps To Story Success – 4 hours

Between Workshops 3 and 4, start writing your project. Advance your project from where you started before you attend Workshop 4. If you came with ideas or an outline—write a treatment. If you already had a treatment, now write the first act. If you’re tackling a novel, write the first three or more chapters. During Workshop 4, you will make and commit to a plan to complete your project. 本研讨会还讨论了为下一步制定计划的方法——如何知道项目何时可以发送. Forming writers groups and how to find great story consultants. Where to send your manuscript. Types of pitches and how to pitch. Deal making and contracts.

Prerequisites:

  • Completed Workshops 1, 2 & 3.
  • Built a case file.
  • Completed The Sweet 16 worksheet.
  • Completed a one-page pitch sheet.
  • 带着稿件参加Crime Writers Room,并为他人提供反馈.
  • Create a written draft that significantly advances what you started with in Workshop 1. I.E. A treatment, a first act, 3 chapters of a novel, etc.

What you’ll gain:

  • 一个具体的写作计划,让你完成你的项目,无论你在什么阶段.
  • Do’s and don’t’s for getting your work “out there.”
  • How to form a successful writer’s group.
  • Where to find trustworthy story consultants.
  • How to know when your project is ready to send out.
  • Discover untapped avenues to sell your work.
  • Learn the different types of pitches and elements needed for successful pitches.
  • Resources and tips for selling and making a deal.

This workshop is for:

  • Writers who have taken Workshop 1, 2 & 3 and completed all prerequisite work.
  • Writers looking to complete their next crime story
  • Writers who want their story to stand out.
  • Writers who want to gain a competitive edge.
  • Writers who are serious about taking their story to the next level.\
  • Writers who are serious about creating & implementing a “next steps” plan.

About the presenter

Jennifer Graeser Dornbush is a screenwriter, author, international speaker, and forensic specialist. Raised as the daughter of a medical examiner whose office was in their home, forensics is infused into her DNA. As a screenwriter she wrote the theatrically released film and novel, God Bless the Broken Road (2018), and has worked in TV developing, and writing both original and adapted work. As an author, Jennifer penned suspense thriller, Hole in the Woods; The Coroner’s Daughter mystery series (soon to be Lifetime movies), and contributed to the Murder, Music & Mystery anthology (Blackstone). Jennifer has been teaching since 1997, inspiring writers all around the globe, both in person and through video platforms.

Connect with Jennifer:
Website: www.jenniferdornbush.com 
Facebook: Forensic Speak
Newsletter: www.jenniferdornbush.com
IG: @JGDornbush

 

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Not to mention that tutors like Jennifer Dornbush’s experience is very unique and rare. 她有超过25年的知识,从各种各样的项目,她完全参与. Jennifer has a unique unique step-by-step implementation programme. In short, Raindance courses are different. 他们以无与伦比的价格在短时间内提供更多高价值的信息. In short. Raindance filmmaking courses really, really work.

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Firstly, our on-line courses are delivered in person and in real time. 它们是完全交互式的,让你能够与演讲者和你的同学互动. 您还将获得一个独特的课后跟进电子邮件与额外的资源. Some classes have weekly homework assignments. In addition, Raindance运营着一个私人Facebook群组,鼓励创造性合作和头脑风暴. im体育官网还每月在im体育官网的国际中心和多个时区举行交流会议.

im体育官网一些最成功的校友是在这样的小组中成立的,他们和志趣相投的人在一起,他们有着共同的目标:拍im体育手机官网.

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As for our in-person and hybrid classes, im体育官网的导师和演讲者将以一种非常简单和易于理解的方式引导你通过技术细节. 如果你觉得你需要专业的帮助,im体育官网有一个训练有素的助手,他可以指导你通过技术,直到你获得了控制自己的信心.

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Plus if you jump in and it’s not for you, just let us know within 30 days and we will issue you a full refund. 

The risk is on us and we are totally cool with that. We have the best people in the game giving you world class education. If you’re willing to put in the work and follow a plan we have laid out, you got this.

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