Do you write by the seat of your pants?
Do you want to write faster?
This workshop teaches a minimalist approach to story development to accommodate “pantsers” (those who write by the seat of their pants) while still establishing the big picture for the plot and character arc. By the end of this class, students will have enough direction to make “Fast Drafting” techniques work for them.
The class identifies the basic “need to know” plot points and character development steps that even a pantser can use. Attendees will receive several tools (worksheets and beat sheets) developed especially for pantsers.
Due to the depth of information, this workshop is best for non-beginner writers. (If you’d like to take this class despite your newbie status, “Beat Sheet Basics: Know Your Story’s Structure” can get you up to speed.)
Live Class Details:
Class Name: Lost Your Pants? The Impatient Writer’s Guide to Plotting a Story
Dates: Tuesday, October 24th and Thursday, October 26th
Times: 9:00-10:30 PM EST (New York time) both Tuesday and Thursday
This workshop consists of two sessions run on the online classroom with plenty of time for questions. (The class will be recorded and made available to registrants, so even if you can’t make it at the scheduled time, you can sign up and listen later at your convenience.)
This live workshop includes a webinar, a thorough handout, a dedicated webpage, and additional planning tools:
- Each webinar session will run at least 90 minutes in a Virtual Classroom and also will be viewable later on your schedule, right from your internet browser (best viewed in Firefox or Chrome). Watch the presentation as many times as you want. The presentation is fully bookmarked so you can jump to the section of the presentation you need when you have questions.
- The 20+ page handout includes additional details and links for concepts.
- The dedicated webpage provides lifetime access to future offerings of this class.
- The planning tools include planning worksheets and beat sheets developed for this class.
This Product Includes the Gold Upgrade:
In addition to General Admission to the workshop, the Gold Level includes a phone consultation (up to 2 hours in length) to discuss story issues, address story-specific questions, brainstorm solutions, etc.
Gold Level Admission:
For General Admission Only:
Learn techniques and receive tools developed especially for pantsers.
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For Platinum Level Admission:
Platinum Level includes a Phone Consultation and Editorial Analysis and Feedback for your Story Plan.
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Jami Gold is a die-hard pantser and proud of it. Her background includes project management, internet structure, teaching, and public speaking, and she’s also a popular blogger and social media ninja.
100% of survey respondents agree: They’d take another of Jami’s classes and would recommend her workshops to their friends. Click here to read comments from Jami’s previous students.
Comments from Some of Her Previous “Lost Your Pants?” Students:
“Jami Gold is not only the master of structure and plotting spreadsheets, she’s also the master at taking all those books on craft and rolling them into a single, easy, cohesive plan.” — Melinda Collins
“Writers! This is the BEST online workshop I’ve taken thus far. She provides guidance (and materials) on how to fast-draft a story with a basic outline (and more!). Using this method, I was able to fast draft THREE 100k manuscripts in 2-months a piece (over only 8 months). RECOMMENDED!!” — Jennifer Rose
“For those of you who follow her blog but haven’t taken one of her courses, I highly recommend them – she is an AMAZING teacher!” — Harley Christensen