Science of Storytelling Writing Bootcamp
with workshop leader Sean Prentiss
About. Learn how to build stories for the stage and the page with workshop leader Sean Prentiss. What draws us to story? We’ll learn about the science behind scene and good stories and apply it to spark new stories, projects, and work out your current thoughts.
Students should come in with a flash of inspiration. Maybe it’s a journal entry, maybe it’s a story that’s been on your mind, maybe it’s a scene you’ve wanted to write/talk about for a while.
When? Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10am-4pm at the Shirt Factory in Glens Falls, NY.
Who? Open to anyone interested in improving their stories, written or oral.
Cost. $85 Member $100 Non-Member. Lunch is provided.
About Sean Prentiss
Sean Prentiss is the award-winning author of Finding Abbey: a Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave, a memoir about Edward Abbey and the search for home. Finding Abbey won the 2015 National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography, the Utah Book Award for Nonfiction, and the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for Biography. It was also a Vermont Book Award and Colorado Book Award finalist. Prentiss is the co-author of the environmental writing textbook, Environmental and Nature Writing: A Craft Guide and Anthology, and the co-editor ofThe Far Edges of the Fourth Genre: Explorations in Creative Nonfiction, a creative nonfiction craft anthology. Prentiss is also the series editor of the Bloomsbury Publishing Writers Guide Series. This textbook line includes a variety of forthcoming textbooks all focused around creative writing. He and his family live on a small lake in northern Vermont and he teaches at Norwich University and in the M.F.A. program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.