Online classes will be conducted by Michael Knost live via audio/video conference with PowerPoint presentations and chat lines. Audio or video capabilities (or special software) are NOT required for participation. However, a computer with Broadband Internet connection IS required.
Here is the course description:
Michael Knost Writer's Workshop with Manuscript Critique by Tom Piccirilli
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 9:00 p.m. (EST)
Plot vs. Character - by Michael Knost
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 9:00 p.m. (EST)
Creating Character Emotions - by Michael Knost
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 9:00 p.m. (EST)
Writing the Action Scene - by Michael Knost
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 9:00 p.m. (EST)
Writing the Love Scene - by Michael Knost
Students will turn in a short story manuscript (under 5,000 words) to be critiqued by:
Michael Knost and Tom Piccirilli.
Critiques will be emailed to students after the final class is completed.
Tom Piccirilli is a two-time winner of the International Thriller Writers Award for "Best Paperback Original" (2008, 2010). He is a four-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award. He was also a finalist for the 2009 Edgar Allan Poe Award given by the Mystery Writers of America, a final nominee for the World Fantasy Award, and he won the first Bram Stoker Award given in the category of "Best Poetry Collection".
The total cost will be $150.00, which will include the detailed critiques of your story.
I am accepting only the first 15 students.
Payment must be made in order to secure a slot as I am paying Tom for his critiques.
To sign up, please click the PAY NOW button to use PAYPAL, DEBIT CARD, or CREDIT CARD:
For more information, (or if you are having problems with the online payment button) contact Michael via the "contact" page on this website. Please specify you are interested in the ONLINE CLASS in the message.