Emotional-Causal Story

Untangle the heart of your story and learn the techniques to write the character-driven story you’ve been striving for.

Upcoming Date(s)

Tuesday, January 10
3-4:30 PM Pacific Time

Thursday, January 12
6-7:30 PM Pacific Time

Workshops will be followed by a 30 minute Q&A with Eric.

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Have you ever written a story that almost works and then been unable to fix it? Have you ever stared at the blank page and wondered where to start?

Either way, the ED ACE tool presented in this seminar by award-winning writer Eric Witchey will help you find or untangle the heart of your story.

Eric’s understanding of how the reader processes story internally and what that means in terms of technique for writers who want to wow their readers has been distilled into this simple, extremely powerful tool. Once you see it work, you will see it at the heart of every story, memoir, TV show, and film.

This seminar will include some theory, some demonstration, and a lot of fun hands-on experimentation. You will leave with insights into the heart of your stories and a useful tool to create them.

This stand-alone workshop will offer participants 2 hrs of focused instruction, and give writers who are interested in the Fiction Fluency Seminar Series an opportunity to meet Eric and experience his teaching style. Eric will answer questions about the Fiction Fluency Seminar Series after the workshop.

About Eric Witchey

Eric Witchey has sold stories under several names and in 12 genres. His tales have been translated into multiple languages, and his credits include over 170 stories, including 5 novels and two collections.

Eric has penned dozens of writing-related articles and essays and taught more than 200 conference seminars, as well as at universities and community colleges.

His work has received recognition from New Century Writers, Writers of the Future, Writer’s Digest, Independent Publisher Book Awards, International Book Awards, The Eric Hoffer Prose Award Program, Short Story America, the Irish Aeon Awards, and other organizations.

His how-to articles have appeared in The Writer Magazine, Writer’s Digest Magazine, and other print and online magazines.

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Fiction Fluency students receive:

  • MFA-level craft instruction without the time/financial commitment of a degree.
  • Direct Access to an Expert Teacher.
  • A community cohort of fellow writers who are committed to their craft.
  • Guided time to write and produce new work.