David Farland’s Advanced Fantasy and SF Writing Workshop

St. George, Utah

Ramada St George

1440 East St. George Boulevard, St George, UT, 84790, US

October 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2021. 

12 Attendees Maximum

$799. Room, travel, and meals are separate. 

Prepare National Novel Writing Month with this workshop exclusively for those who would rather be dead than unread!

Dave is ratcheting up his popular Writing Mastery camp and this will be an advanced workshop where we perform daily writing exercises, give daily critiques, and work to improve our writing craft.

During the workshop, instruction and exercises will cover such topics as:

  • Adding intrigue and wonder to your tale
  • Creating tension
  • Using the ten kinds of hooks
  • Appealing to all of the senses in order to create an immersive viewpoint
  • Weak appeals, versus strong appeals, versus “failed” appeals
  • The music of writing–assonance, consonance, metaphors, etc
  • Developing and using both your voice and your character’s voices
  • Advanced descriptive techniques
  • And more!

We will have at least ten assignments over the course of the class, and Dave will review each assignment and offer critiques. We will also invite other class members to offer their own insights.

During lunch and dinners, authors will be able to set up appointments to dine with David in order to talk about specific concerns that they have with their writing, or to plan their careers.

Note to David Farland’s Advanced Intensive Writing Workshop Participants: You must bring a laptop computer with you. If you don’t own one, borrow, rent, or buy one.

While the goal for this workshop is to allow the writer to have fun, to get inspired, to work in an intellectually rich and emotionally fulfilling environment, this will be David’s most intensive class ever!


When and Where Will it Be?

Ramada Inn, Saint George, UT

What Does it Cost?

The price is $799. 

Number of Attendees

Due to the intensive nature of this workshop, attendance will be capped at twelve people. This workshop will sell out so sign up early!

You will receive specific instructions after you sign up for the seminar, regarding location, accommodations, food, anything you should bring, etc.

Refund Policy for Writing Workshops

At times, people need to cancel from workshops due to circumstances beyond their control. However, when this happens, it incurs certain administrative costs. Furthermore, if a student withdraws too close to the workshop, we may have seats that cannot be sold—seats that have been held for months—and this does real damage to our ability to continue these services.
Therefore, if a student needs to back out from any workshop, the student may opt to apply all of the funds to a future workshop,
The student may sell membership to another writer
If the student needs to withdraw in a timely fashion (60 days before the workshop) funds will be returned minus $50 for administrative costs.
If the student needs to withdraw within 30-60 days of the workshop, we will try to sell that student’s seat and still refund all monies, less $50 for administrative costs.
Note that if you need to withdraw within 30 days of a workshop, in most cases it becomes too late to open a slot for another student, due to the time that is required for students to prepare. In these cases, only 50% of the funds will be returned.

Starts On:
Monday October 4, 2021
8:00 AM
Ends On:
Saturday October 9, 2021
3:00 PM
Register Here

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