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Mastery Level Voice with Donald Maass
Monday, April 12, 2021 to Friday, April 23, 2021
Category: Workshops/Webinars

Mastery Level Voice

with Donald Maass

April 12-23, 2021

Sign up for Post-Workshop Lesson Access here (available June 1-30 only)
MASTERY LEVEL VOICE
$65

Voice is a concept with many meanings, but to make it practical, begin with a question: Who is telling the story?  Whether it is a character in the story or an observer outside of it, the words and manner of narration are, essentially, the voice.  First-person novels might seem to have voice by default, but is that voice distinctive?  Third-person allows a perspective with range, but does that voice bring us tightly inside characters?  Control and strong use of point of view are necessary components of voice.  But POV on what?  How much is too much?  Learn the secret art of gripping readers in this hands-on workshop with longtime WFWA instructor Donald Maass.

Lesson 1: DETERMINING VOICE
Lesson 2: POV OBJECTIVE, AUTHORIAL, NARRATIVE, CLOSE AND IMMERSIVE
Lesson 3: HOW VOICE “SEES”
Lesson 4: THE SELF IN STORY
Lesson 5: A VOICE FOR OUR ERA (OR ANY)