SETTING UP THE ARGUMENT Story is an argument. The theme (or dramatic question) is the thesis statement, and the story is the argument played out. Any argument requires opposing forces. These forces manifest as our antagonists. Antagonists are any characters … Continue reading
“Our sole purpose is to build a body of work.”
– Alan Watt (founder of LA Writers Lab)
We are a Los Angeles-based creative writing workshop catering to writers at all levels. Home of THE 90-DAY NOVEL WORKSHOP, our goal is to teach writers a process of getting the story from their imagination to the page by marrying the wildness of the imagination to the rigor of story structure. There are no rules, but there are principles, tools and techniques that help us see beyond our initial ideas to the deeper truths in our work.